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Lon Burnam's Biography
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Lon M. Burnam
Quaker (Religious Society of Friends)
Masters, University of Texas, Arlington, 1979
Masters, City and Regional Planning, University of Texas, Arlington, 1976
Bachelors, Government, University of Texas, Austin, 1975
Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 90, 2014
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1996-2014
Member, Advisory Board, Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Former Member, Elections Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member, Environmental Regulation Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member, Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member, Insurance Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Member, Mexican American Legislative Caucus, present
Former Member, Pensions and Investments Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member, Public Safety Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member, Urban Affairs Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Executive Director, Dallas Peace Center, present
Member, Peace Action Political Action Committee (PAC)
City Planner, Community Organizing-Revitalization, 1988-1995
Special Assistant, Regional Administrator, Texas Department of Human Services, 1983-1988
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Citizens for Curbside Recycling
Member, I CARE
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Member, Sierra Club
Member, Texas Citizen Action
Member, Texas Citizens for the Environment
Founded, TEXAS Grants Program, 1999
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