Beth (Beth) Mizell (R-SS12)
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Capitol: 225.342.2040
FAX: 225.342.1140
District: 985.839.3936
Room B-254 State Capitol 900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

District Office:
1051 Main Street
Franklinton, LA 70438
Elected: 2015    Next Election: 2023
Committee Assignments
MemberSenate Committee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Retirement
MemberJoint Council on Legislative Audit Advisory
MemberJoint Council on Legislative Budgetary Control
MemberJoint Capitol Security Council
MemberSenate Select Committee on Women and Children
MemberSenate Committee on Judiciary C
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Welfare
Ex-OfficioSenate Executive Committee
MemberJoint Select Committee on Louisiana Economic Recovery
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Judiciary A
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Judiciary B
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Local and Municipal Affairs
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Environmental Quality
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Insurance
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and International Affairs
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Finance
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Natural Resources
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on the Budget
Counties Representing
St. Tammany Parish / Tangipahoa Parish / Washington Parish


President Pro Tempore Beth Mizell District - 12 Senator Beth Mizell is the State Senator for District 12 and serves as the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. She is a mother, grandmother, businesswoman and cattle rancher who lives in Franklinton.

In the Senate, Beth serves on the- - Senate Committee on Education - Senate Committee on Retirement - Senate Committee on Health & Welfare - Senate Judiciary C Committee - Senate Select Committee on Women and Children - Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget - Legislative Audit Advisory Council - Legislative Budgetary Control Council She is also a member of the following organizations and boards- - Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus (Chair) - Advisory Council on Early Childhood Care and Education - Louisiana Commission on Civic Education - Louisiana Bullying Awareness and Treatment Task Force - Lower Pearl River Basin Ecosystem Study Commission - National Conference of State Legislatures - Women's Legislative Network - Early Learning Fellows Beth received the following awards in her first term- - 2019 Citizen of the Year Award - American Legion Magic City Post 24 - 2019 Defense of Family Ambassador Award - Women for American of Louisiana - 2019 Esther's Courage Award - Office of Public Policy, Louisiana Baptists - 2018 Defender of Freedom Award - Center for Security Policy - 2018 Family Advocate Award - Louisiana Family Forum - 2018 Legislator of the Year Award - Louisiana School Counselor Association - 2018 Life & Liberty Award - Louisiana Family Forum - 2017 Senator of the Year - Childcare Association of Louisiana - 2017 Legislative Champion Award - Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians - 2017 Outstanding Family Advocate - Louisiana Family Forum - 2017 YMCA Legislative Champion Award - The YMCA - 2017 LABI Honorable Mention Award - LABI - 2017 Life & Liberty Award - Louisiana Family Forum - 2016 Legislator of the Year - Louisiana CASA - 2016 Freedom of the Road Award - Louisiana A.B.A.T.E. Motorcyclists - 2016 Senator of the Year - Louisiana State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police She is active in a number of organizations, including the First Baptist Church of Franklinton, Republican Women of Franklinton and the Louisiana Cattlemen's Association. She has also been an active Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for 15 years.

Beth is a lifelong resident of the Northshore and has been a successful business owner for 30 years, spending her career in early childhood education and development. She and her late husband, Bob, have two children and seven grandchildren