Ellen Cohen – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 134, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
2929 Buffalo SpeedwayHouston, TX 77098
(713) 777-0150
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Gender: Female

Family: Widowed: Lyon

2 Children: Marcie, Eric.

Birth Date: 08/28/1940


Home City: Houston, TX

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

President/Chief Executive Officer, Houston Area Women's Center, 1989-present

Executive Director, American Jewish Committee.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Board Member, American Leadership Forum

President, Association of Executive Directors of the United Way

Member, Boards of Congregation Beth Israel

Board Member, Faith Trust Institute

President, HCA Medical Center Hospital Board

Board Member, Houston Area Adult Protective Services

Former President, Leadership Houston

Founder, Reach to Recovery of Canada.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)


Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

BBA, Northwood University.

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