Craig Eiland – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 23, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
PO Box 1226Dickinson TX 77539
(409) 763-3260
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Craig Eiland lives in Galveston, TX with his wife Melissa Eiland and their four children; Blake, Tucker, Gray, and Delaney. Craig was born in 1962 and grew up in Stanton, TX, after high school he attended Baylor University, and moved to Galveston in 1987.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Attorney, 1988-present

Cattle Ranch Worker.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Member, Galveston Island Rotary Club, 1994-present

Leadership Institute Class, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1997.

Member, Dickinson Economic Development

Member, Galveston County Bar Association

Member, Galveston Chamber of Commerce

Member, Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce

Member, La Marque Chamber of Commerce

Members, Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church in Galveston

Vice President/President, National Conference of Insurance Legislators

Member, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce

Member, State Bar of Texas

Member, Texas City Chamber of Commerce.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:

Chair, Natural Disaster Committee, National Conference on Insurance Legislators.

Texas House of Representatives Committees:

Insurance, Vice-Chair

Appropriations, Article II Subcomittee

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1994-present.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Methodist - Moody Memorial Methodist Church - Galveston, TX

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

JD, Baylor University School of Law, 1987

BBA, Baylor University, 1984.

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