Raumesh (Raumesh) Akbari (D-29)

State Senator Raumesh Akbari

Raumesh (Raumesh) Akbari (D-29)
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Capitol: 615.741.1767
FAX: 615.253.0357
District: 615.741.1767
Senator
Suite 762 Cordell Hull Building 425 Rep. John Lewis Way North
Nashville, TN 37243
425 Rep. John Lewis Way North
Nashville, TN 37243
Residence:Memphis, TN

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Bio

Born April 14, 1984 Single Attorney Baptist B.A. Washington University in St. Louis, 2006 J.D. St. Louis University School of Law, 2009 Senate member of the 111th General Assembly House member of the 108th through 110th General Assemblies Chairwoman, Senate Democratic Caucus Member, Leadership Council for 2017-2019, The Council of State Governments Co-Chair, Interbranch Affairs Committee 2017-2019, The Council of State Governments State Leader, Women in Government Chair, Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators 2017-2019 Treasurer, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Financial Secretary, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women Democratic Party of Shelby County Democratic Women of Shelby County NAACP Board Member, Emerge Tennessee Board Member, Downtown Memphis Commission Legislator of the Year, The National Association of Social Workers, Tn Chapter (2019) Leadership Tennessee (2018) The Memphis Business Journal's "40 Under 40" (2018) The Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders Network (2018) The Barack Obama Award, Shelby County Young Democrats (2018) Leadership Memphis (2017) Region IX Legislator of the Year, The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (2016) Woman of the Year, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (2016) Reformer Award, National Juvenile Justice Network (2016) Advocacy Award, Mothers of the Nile (2016) The American Council for Young Political Leaders (2015) The Henry Toll Fellowship (The Council for State Governments, 2015) Emerging Leader (The State Legislative Leader's Foundation, 2015) The Memphis Flyer's "20 under 30" List (2014) The 2014 Spark Award, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 4/14/1984
Counties Representing
Shelby