Sen. Wendy Davis is an attorney and former Fort Worth City Council member first elected to the Texas Senate in 2008. She currently sits on the Senate Education, International Relations and Trade, Transportation and Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs and Military Installations committees.
Davis graduated first in her class from Texas Christian University, becoming the first person in her family to graduate from college. She enrolled at Harvard Law School and graduated from the institution with honors.
She previously served nearly nine years on the Fort Worth City Council and worked with the Texas Legislature to effect change in her district during her tenure.
Most recently, Fort Worth magazine recognized Davis as one of “Fort Worth’s 50 Most Powerful People.” She is the mother of two daughters, Amber and Dru.
Davis is Vice-Chair on the Open Government Committee, She also serves on the Economic Development, Transportation, and Veteran Affairs & Military Installations committees.