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Trent Ashby's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House (TX) - District 9

Contact Information

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Post Office Box 412
Lufkin, TX 75902

Room E2.806
Post Office Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768

2915 Atkinson Drive
Lufkin, TX 75901

Full Name:

Trent Ashby

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Nickie; 2 Children: Garin, Grant

Birth Date:

08/09/1972

Birth Place:

Rusk County

Home City:

Lufkin, TX

Religion:

Baptist

BA, Agricultural Economics, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1991-1996

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, District 57, 2012-present

Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 9, 2022

Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 57, 2020

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Member, Calendars Committee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Member, Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Member, House Administration Commitee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Natural Resources Committee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Member, Public Education Committee, Texas State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Article III, Texas State House of Representatives

Chair, Citizens National Bank, Angelina County, 2014-present

Chair, VeraBank, Angelina County, 2014-present

President, Community Title, 2008-2014

President/Chief Executive Officer, Texas Forest Country Partnership, 2005-2008

Legislative Aid, United States House of Representatives, 1998-2004

Territory Manager, Cargill, 1996-1998

Member, Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, present

Member, Harmony Hill Baptist Church, present

Member, Letterman's Association, Texas A & M University, present

Member, Lufkin/Angelina County Economic Development Partnership, present

Member, Lufkin Host Lions Club, present

Member, Mosaic Center, present

Member, Museum of East Texas, present

Member, National Rifle Association (NRA), present

Member, United Way, present

Board Member, Lufkin/Angelina Chamber of Commerce, present

Former Member/President, Lufkin Independent School District Board of Trustees

Awards:

Most Valuable Sophomore, Capitol Inside

Micah 6:8 Justice Award, 2017, Christian Life Commission

Deep East Texas Legislator of the Year, 2017, Deep East Texas Council of Governments

Exemplary & Effective Conservative, 2017, Conservative Roundtable of Texas

Freshman of the Year, 2013, Republican Caucus

Capitol Inside Most Valuable Sophomore

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