Representative Mitzi Epstein currently represents Legislative District 18. She has a professional background as a computer systems analyst and owns a small business. Mitzi is passionate about public education.She has co-founded local and statewide coalitions of parents, teachers, retirees, and business leaders to advocate for high quality public education. She served as a Kyrene School Board member from 2005-2008. In 2016 Mitzi was elected to the State House of Representatives. She is the Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Committee, and serves on Rural Affairs Committee, where her analytical and business skills are an asset to the teamwork in the House of Representatives. In 2017, she established “Neighbors Council” an open, public group that meets monthly to work on solving problems and making opportunities for the people of Arizona. In 2019, she established the bicameral “Sustainability Workgroup” in the legislature to protect clean air, fresh water, and wildlife in a changing climate. Rep. Epstein stands on the principle that every solution is better when it is developed with a wide range of perspectives at the table.