Michelle Ugenti-Rita was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010, and re-elected in 2012 and 2014. She serves as chairman of the House Elections Committee while also serving on the Appropriations and Ways & Means committees. In addition to her legislative career, Michelle also works as a commercial real estate agent at Levrose Real Estate Investments and Brokerage.
Michelle has consistently been recognized as an advocate in the Arizona House for policies that encourage job growth, economic prosperity and government. She has been recognized as a “Hero of the Taxpayer” by Americans for Prosperity, a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business, and was awarded “Legislator of the Year” by the Arizona Humane Society.
As the mother of three children, Representative Ugenti-Rita has been a strong supporter of improving education to ensure every child in Arizona gets the best education possible. Furthermore, she has been a leading proponent of policies that help Arizona remain a great place to live and raise a family.