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The East Valley Chapter Of The PAChyderm Coalition Proudly Welcomes
Az. Secretary of State Ken Bennett
November 19, 2009 At 6:00PM
Ken Bennett was selected by Governor Janice K. Brewer to replace her as Secretary of State and was sworn into office on January 26, 2009.
An Arizona native, Secretary Bennett was born in Tucson, Ariz. in 1959. He resides in Prescott, Ariz. with his wife Jeanne Tenney Bennett. They have three grown children, Ryan, Dana & Clif, and one grandson.
Bennett served in the State Senate from 1999 to 2007, representing Legislative District 1. He was President of the Senate during his last four years in office.
He also served as Republican Floor Leader in 2002, and as Chairman of the Education Committee in 2001 and 2002. In 2007, Bennett received the Polly Rosenbaum Award from the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records in recognition of his unfailing support of the State Library's mission to preserve Arizona's history and to provide access to information on the state.
Prior to his legislative career, Bennett served for seven years on the Arizona State Board of Education, and was President of the Board in 1996 and 1998. He also served on the Arizona Charter Schools Board for three years. Bennett was a founding member of the Education Leaders Council in Washington, D.C.
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