TARA Austin Chapter Meeting with House Rep. Angie Chen Button
February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Texas Asian Republican Assembly of Austin is having a meeting 6:30PM, Wednesday February 20th, 2019 at China Spice.
Angie Chen Button is serving her 5th term as Texas State Representative in District 112 (Richardson, TX). She is serving as Chair of the Urban Affairs Committee and sits on the Higher Education Committee.
Representative Button worked for Texas Instruments (TI) where she promoted American products internationally as an International Marketing Manager. She is also a CPA with Masters’ degrees in Public Finance and Management Sciences.
Representative Button has been named a Champion for Free Enterprise Award by the Texas Association of Business. She also received the White Knight Award from the Texans for Life Coalition and the Service Award from the Texas Environmental Health Association. Additionally, during her first term, the 2009 House Republican Caucus awarded Rep. Button with the Innovator for Economic Development Award. The Texas Conservative Coalition named Representative Button a Taxpayer Hero.
Representative Button was born in Taipei, Taiwan. As a child, her seven person family lived in a 300 square foot, one-room hut without a kitchen or a bathroom. She credits education with bringing her a better life. Rep. Button met her husband Darcy as a graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). They have lived in Richardson and Garland for 30 years. Their son, Dane is an RISD and University of Texas Graduate. Angie’s life has been the American dream-Texas style.