Personal Profile

Full Name Debbie Riddle
Age 65
Hometown Tomball
Race White
Occupation Horse Breeder
Education A.A., Southwestern University.
Spouse: Mike

Representative Deborah Riddle was first elected to represent HD-150 in 2002. She was raised in Houston and worked as a realtor, volunteer firefighter, volunteer EMT, Cub Scout den mother, and preschool Sunday School teacher at Champion Forest Baptist Church.

She and husband Mike have three children and operate their family business, R&R Horse Farms.

Riddle has served the Republican Party as the Harris County Republican Party’s Finance Committee vice chairwoman and as the Texas Federation of Republican Women’s chairwoman. She is also past president of the Texas Tea Party of Republican Women and has served on the board of the Spring Independent School District’s Education Foundation and Klein Independent School District’s Education Foundation. Riddle also serves on the board of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs out of Washington, D.C.

Rep. Riddle currently serves as chairwoman of the Select Committee on Criminal Procedure Reform, and is a member of the Corrections and Transportation committees. She has previously served on the State Affairs, Ways and Means, Financial Institutions, and Border and International Affairs committees. She has also served as the chairwoman of the Joint Interim Committee on Long Term Care.

Riddle has an associate degree from South Texas Junior College and attended Southwestern University in Georgetown.