Last updated on: 7/15/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, EdD Biography

Title:
Member of the US House of Representatives (R-FL)
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 15, 2015

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Member, US House of Representatives (R-FL), 1989-present
  • Recipient, Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service, National
  • Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), 2013
  • Recipient, Latino Information & Technology “Campeones” Beacon Award, 2013
  • Co-Chair, National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
  • Co-Chair, Congressional Vision Caucus
  • Member of the House Committee on Rules
  • Chairman emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and am now
  • Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Member, Florida Senate, 1986-1989
  • Member, Florida State House of Representatives, 1982-1986
  • Principal and founder, Eastern Academy
  • Florida certified teacher
Education:
  • Ed.D, Education, University of Miami, 2004
  • MS, Education, Florida International University, 1985
  • BA, Education, Florida International University, 1975
  • AA, Miami-Dade Community College, 1972
Other:
  • Born in Havana, Cuba in July 1952
  • Moved to Miami at age 8
  • First Hispanic woman to serve in the Florida State House of Representatives, Florida Senate, and US House of Representatives
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Palestinian Territories Continue to Receive Aid from the United States?