Armando Lucio Walle – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 140, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
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4826 Hollybrook LaneHouston, TX 77039
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Biographical
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Representative Armando Walle, the oldest of five children, was born and raised in northeast Houston by a single mother. Armando resides in northeast Harris County with his wife Debbie Dimas Walle, a lifelong Aldine resident and graduate of St. Pius X High School and Texas Woman’s University. Armando and Debbie are proud parents of their son Armando Pedro Walle.

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

Armando is a proud graduate of the University of Houston, having received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. He is currently pursuing a law degree at the University of Houston.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Armando worked with Congressman Gene Green for six years. He also served on the staffs of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Councilmember Carol Mims Galloway. Armando began his career in public service by participating in Senator Rodney Ellis’s Texas Legislative Internship Program.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Intern/Liason to the Hispanic Community, Office of Houston City Council Member Carol Mims Galloway

Assistant to the Associate Director, Center for Mexican-American Studies Program, University of Houston.

Armando led several community projects including Immunization Day, Paying for College workshops and senior citizen issue forums. Armando serves on the Board of Directors for the Aldine-Greenspoint YMCA. He has worked to increase outreach for community service programs, such as youth sports leagues and adult GED programs, for Aldine residents. Armando also served as President of the Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico and as Chair of the Harris County Tejano Democrats. During his time at the University of Houston, he spearheaded efforts to recruit and retain qualified Hispanic students to the University. Armando also served as a student mentor for Students Aspiring to a Better Education, encouraging at-risk high school students to stay in school and pursue a college education.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Representative Walle was elected to represent House District 140 in the Texas House of Representatives in 2008.

Rep. Walle serves as Deputy Floor Leader for the House Democratic Caucus and is a member of the Insurance Committee and the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee. He has previously served on the Human Services, Urban Affairs and Rules and Resolutions Commitees. During the 2008 Legislative Session, he was selected “Freshman of the Year” by the members of the Women’s Health Caucus.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Houston.

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