All Arizona School Retirees Association names Alston
2014 Legislator of the Year
STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Lela Alston, D-Phoenix (District 24), today received the 2014 Legislator of the Year Award from the All Arizona School Retirees Association.
“This award has special importance to me,” Alston said. “My experience as a classroom teacher influences the choices I make at the Legislature every day. To be recognized by my colleagues for the work I’ve done at the Capitol to improve education is an honor.”
AASRA’s mission is to provide leadership and promote action on issues and services for the organization’s members. The organization encourages volunteerism in schools and political activities at the local, state and national level.
“AASRA does a fantastic job of making sure policymakers and businesses in Arizona know that educators are important members of our community,” Alston said. “I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Alston received the award during the AASRA conference in Phoenix. For more information about the organization and the conference, visit www.aasra.org.