Mark Strama – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 50, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
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P.O. Box 270263Austin, TX 78727
(512) 633-3795
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Biographical
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Crystal Cotti

1 Child: Victoria.

Birth Date: 09/10/1967

Birthplace: Houston, TX

Home City: Austin, TX

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Owner/Franchise, Sylvan Learning Center, 2007-present

Consultant, Accenture eDemocracy Services, 2003-2004

Director of Business Development, Accenture eDemocracy Services, 2003

Senior Vice President, Public Elections, Election.com, 2000-2003

Founder/Chief Executive Officer, NewVoter.com, Incorporated, 1999-2000

Co-Founder, CharityGift, Inc., 1998-1999

Director of Programs, Rock the Vote, 1995-1997.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Member, Pflugerville MEN in Education, 2006-present

Director, Kids Voting United States of America, 2004-present

Member and Bronze-Level Sponsor, Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce, 2004-present

Member, Pflugerville Council of Neighborhood Association, 2004-present

Founding Member/Director, Hope Street Group, 2001-present

Member, Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce

Member, Pflugerville Council of Neighborhood Associations.

Committees:

Civil Practices, Vice Chair

Juvenile Justice and Family Issues, Member

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Member, Texas House of Representatives, 2005-present

Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 50, 2006

Chief of Staff, Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis, 1991-1995.

Researcher/Writer, Ann Richards Gubernatorial Campaign and Inaugural Committee, 1991.

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

BA, Political Science/Philosophy, Brown University, 1990.

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