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Pamela Powers Hannley's Biography

Office: State House (AZ) - District 9, Democratic

Contact Information

Arizona State Capitol Complex
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Full Name:

Pamela Powers Hannley




Husband: James; 4 Children

Birth Place:

Amherst, OH

Home City:

Tucson, AZ


Unitarian Universalist

MPH, University of Arizona, 1992-1996

BA, Journalism, The Ohio State University, 1970-1973

Representative, Arizona State House of Representatives, District 9, 2017-present

Candidate, Arizona State House of Representatives, District 9, 2018

Former Member, Banking and Insurance Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives

Former Member, Health Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives

Blogger, Blog for Arizona, 2012-present

Blogger, The Huffington Post, 2011-present

Blogger, Tucson-Progressive.com, 2008-present

Managing Editor, American Journal of Medicine, 2004-present

Program Director, Arizona Smokers' Helpline, University of Arizona, 1998-2004

Research Specialist Senior and Multimedia Coordinator, Family Sun Safety Program, University of Arizona, 1996-1998

Editor, Publications Manager, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 1990-1996

Freelance Writer, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Powers / Queen Associates, 1986-1992

Information Specialist, Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, 1982-1986

Member, Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 2011-present

Member, Public Relations Society of America, 2005-present

Member, Progressive Democrats of America, 2011-2015

Board Member, Public Banking Institute, 2015

Co-Chair, Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, 2014

Co-Director, Arizonans for a New Economy, 2014

Communications and Social Media Coordinator, Progressive Democrats of America (Tucson Chapter), 2011


Blog for Arizona Named Best Political Blog in Arizona, Washington Post; Huffington Post Off the Bus Reporter at the Democratic National Convention, Huffington Post; Vision Award for Excellence in Leadership, University of Arizona; Environmental Health and Safety Award, Raytheon Missile Systems; Recycling Award, University of Arizona

Favorite Type of Music:

Blues, Swing, Country


A Decade of Work and Progress, American Journal of Medicine; Move More Eat Less: It's Time for Americans to Get Serious about Exercise, American Journal of Medicine; AJM Ventures into 'Obamacare': Shopping the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, American Journal of Medicine; Moving Countries Toward Healthier Lifestyles, American Journal of Medicine; Back to the Future: Rethinking the Way We Eat, American Journal of Medicine; Technology Is Great … Except When It Doesn't Work, American Journal of Medicine; Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly?, American Journal of Medicine; Engaged Mentors Offer Inspiration and Open Doors, American Journal of Medicine; Obesity: A complex public health challenge, American Journal of Medicine; Practice tips: How to intervene with overweight and obese patients, American Journal of Medicine