Katie Hobbs

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Senator Katie Hobbs (D) District 24

Elected: 2010

Total Accepted: $3,282.37

Average Per Year: $820.59

(Based on AZSOS Database)


Katie Hobbs is a State Senator in her first term in Arizona. Prior to being elected to the Senate, she served one term in the AZ House of Representatives. 

Katie is from Phoenix, Arizona, and has a Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. She has been a professional social worker since 1992. Prior to being elected to the legislature, she worked in the areas of domestic violence, behavioral health, and homelessness. She is currently the Executive Director of Emerge Arizona, the premiere political training program for Democratic women 

Katie has served on several commissions with the City of Phoenix and Maricopa County. She is also involved with her professional organization, the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and is adjunct faculty in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at Paradise Valley Community College. Katie is a graduate of Valley Leadership's Leadership Institute (2003), Emerge Arizona's political training program (2004), and the Center for Progressive Leadership's Political Leaders Fellowship program (2007). She is also the former chair of the District 15 Democrats. 

Outside of her professional life, Katie enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to Pat Goodman for 17 years and they have two amazing children: Sam, age 14, and Hannah, age 11.

Source: azleg.gov

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