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Leticia Van de Putte's Biography
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Leticia Van de Putte
Husband: Pete; 6 Children: Nichole, Vanessa, Henry, Gregory, Isabella, Paul
Attended, Saint Mary's University
BS, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, 1979
Senator, Texas State Senate, District 26, 1999-2015
Candidate, Texas State Lieutenant Governor, 2014
Co-Chair, Democratic National Convention, 2008
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1990-1999
Texas Democratic Convention, 1990
Chair, Precinct 3010, 1988-1990
Former Co-Chair, Joint Committee on Human Trafficking, Texas State Senate
Former Member, Senate Committee on Business and Commerce, Texas State Senate
Former Member, Senate Committee on Education, Texas State Senate
Former Member, Senate Committee on State Affairs, Texas State Senate
Chair, Veterans Affairs and Military Installations
Governing Member, Women's Political Caucus, Bexar County
Chair, Texas Senate Democratic Caucus, 2003-2011
President, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), 2006-2007
President, National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, 2003-2005
Member, Personal Privacy Task Force, 2002
Vice Chair, Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, 2000-2001
Vice Chair, Mexican American Legislation Caucus, 1998-1999
Chair, Mexican American Legislative Caucus, 1998
Secretary, Mexican American Legislation Caucus, 1991-1996
Community Pharmacist, San Antonio
Advisory Member, Health Systems Research, Incorporated, 1993-1999
Pharmacy Advisory Panel, Eli Lilly and Company, 1989-1996
Pharmacy Council Member, Pharmaceutical Division, Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States, 1993-1994
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Governors, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), San Antonio, 1994-present
Member, Board of Directors, Alamo Area Council of Governments, 1991-present
Chair, Interagency Child Abuse Network, 1991-present
Member, Advisory Committee, Bexar County MH/MR Professionals, present
Member, Advisory Committee, Bexar County Parks, present
Member, Altar Society, Saint Joseph's Downtown Catholic Church, present
President, Board Member, Bexar County Pharmacy Association, present
Member, CCD Faculty, Saint Joseph's Downtown Catholic Church, present
Member, Council on Bylaws, Texas Pharmacy Association, present
Member, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, present
Member, Jefferson Neighborhood Association, present
Member, Mexican American Business Professional Women, present
Member, National Association of Community Pharmacists, present
Eucharistic Minister/Reader, Saint Joseph's Downtown Catholic Church, present
Member, Advisory Committee, Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, present
Member, Board, American Legacy Foundation
Member, Council on Public Affairs, Texas Pharmacy Association, present
Vice President, Executive Committee Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
Member, Market Square Association, present
Member, National Assessment Governing Board
Member, Young Womens Christian Association, present
Member, Advisory Council, USTA Minority Programs, 1994
Member, Patient Education Committee, Texas Affiliate, American Diabetes Association, 1987-1991
Member, Texas Affiliate, American Diabetes Association, 1987-1991
President, Pharmacy Association, Bexar County, 1987-1988
Vice President, Pharmacy Association, Bexar County, 1986-1987
Secretary, Pharmacy Association, Bexar County, 1982-1984
Veteran, United States Army
Former Music Teacher
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