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Edward 'Ed' López Pastor
Wife: Verma; 2 Children: Yvonne, Laura
JD, College of Law, Arizona State University, 1974
BA, Chemistry, Arizona State University, 1966
Former Chief Deputy Democratic Whip, United States House of Representatives
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1991-2014
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972-2008
Member, Board of Supervisors, Maricopa County, 1976-1991
Won Special Election, United States House of Representatives, September 1991
Member, Arts Caucus
Member, Biotechnology Caucus
Member, Border Caucus
Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
Member, Congressional Bike Caucus
Member, Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues
Member, Congressional Children's Caucus
Secretary, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Treasurer, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Former Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus
Member, Democratic Party Leadership Advisory Group
Member, Democratic Steering and Policy Committee
Member, Executive Board, Democratic Study Group
Member, Human Rights Caucus
Member, Minor League Baseball Caucus
Member, Port Security Caucus
Member, Sportsmen's Caucus
Member, Travel and Tourism Caucus
Member, United States Capitol Preservation Commission
Teacher, Chemistry, North High School
Deputy Director, Guadalupe Organization, Incorporated
Staff, Governor Raul Castro, 1971-1972
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Advisory Board, National Job Corps Alumni Association
Member, Advisory Council, Arizona Trail Association
Former Board Member, Arizona Joint Partnership Training Council
Former Director-at-Large, Arizona State University Alumni Association
Former Founding Board Member, Arizona State University, Los Diablos Alumni Association
President, Board of Directors, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
Former Advisory Member, Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix
Former Board Member, Chicanos Por La Casa
Former Board Member, Friendly House
Board Member, Kids Voting Arizona
Former Board Member, National Conference of Christians and Jews
Former Board Chair, National Council of La Raza
Board Member, Neighborhood Housing Services of America
Former Board Member, Phoenix Economic Growth Corporation
Member, Phoenix Town Hall
Former Board Member, Sun Angel Foundation
Honorary Director, Timber Trails Children's Project, Incorporated
Former Vice President, Valley of the Sun United Way
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