Local Representatives

{By: Ashlyn Annis}

Kenny Marchant

As a lifelong conservative, Kenny believes in the values of limited government such as fighting for lower taxes and trying to reduce waste. He was born in Bonham, Texas to be raised in Carrollton, Texas and is 63 years old. Before becoming a U.S congressman, he was a councilman on the Carrollton city council for four years, and later on mayor of Carrollton for two. During the time he spent in the Texas House as a Congressman he was called a "Top Ten Legislator". In 2004 he was elected as to represent Texas' 24th district.

Bennett Ratliff District 115

Bennett was born on August 18th, 1961. He is currently an engineer and small business owner in Coppell, Texas. In the Texas House of Representatives, he has Republican values. Graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, before entering the Texas House of Representatives in 2012 he was apart of the Coppell Independent School District Board. Many of his legislative positions have made large impacts, such as the HB 5 reform, making graduation requirements in Texas a lot easier. With a wife and three kids, he is most known for all the reforms he has made in education in Texas.
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Facts about the District of Coppell

- 44,419 students currently attend the Coppell Independent School District.

- 67.8% of the people in the District of Coppell are between the ages of 18 and 64.

- 25.9% of the people in the District of Coppell have attained a college education.

- Compared to the rest of the state, if is a little higher but very close to a percentage of 23.8%.

- In this District, the most worked occupation is Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, and Waste Management with a 18.8 percentage. Compared to the rest of the state where Education, Health Care, and Social services are most worked.

Board of Nursing

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Board of Nursing (BON)

is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by

ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of

Texas is competent to practice safely. The Board fulfills its mission

through the regulation of the practice of nursing and the approval of

nursing education programs. This mission, derived from the Nursing

Practice Act, supersedes the interest of any individual, the nursing

profession, or any special interest group.

Function and Impact

The main function of this organization is to make sure that nurses get the proper training and know how to do their jobs safely. Because of this organization we are provided with a higher level of safety, nurses and future nurses are provided with the right information they need to be successful and the proper technology to do their work properly, and it provides the community and trained nurses with future job opportunities.

Administrative Assistant

An administrative assistant performs tasks that help out the Department of Enforcement. As an administrative assistant you coordinate the completion of administrative duties and help with monitoring and eligibility duties.

Nursing Consultant

A nursing consultant performs administrative work for the Board of Nursing. As a nursing consultant you assist with things such as the application process for registered nurses, interpreting laws and rules to the public, implement and create rules, policies, and procedures related to nursing, and speak in workshops.


An RN, or registered nurse, investigates violations pertaining to professional nursing.

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