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  Fernandez, Charlene
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  2015-01-01  
 
NameCharlene Fernandez
Address1342 West 17th Street
Yuma, Arizona , United States
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ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 21, 2015 02:37pm
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Charlene Fernandez is a Democratic candidate for the Arizona State House in Legislative District 4.

Charlene earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Northern Arizona University. She worked for Congressman Ed Pastor for twelve years, coordinating constituent services for the western portion of then Congressional District 2. While working for Congressman Pastor, Charlene spearheaded an effort that culminated in bringing a Veteran’s Administration clinic to Yuma County for the first time in history; previously the Phoenix Veterans facility was the closest place for them to receive these services. Charlene also helped numerous residents work through the red tape of the Federal Government for services ranging from Social Security to agriculture programs. She also served in a similar capacity for Congressman Raul Grijalva. Her vast experience led her to becoming a consultant for a software company that produced a Constituent Management System for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Charlene later served Governor Janet Napolitano as a liaison for the Arizona Department of Environment Quality in Yuma County. In this capacity she worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as well as its counterpart in the Republic of Mexico, to ensure that the air and water in Southwestern Arizona remained safe while ensuring that businesses faced minimal impact.

As an educator Charlene decided to make an impact outside of the classroom by being elected to Yuma Union High School District Governing Board and serving as president and vice president for a time. On the board, she became an outspoken advocate for students while working with staff to ensure fair conditions – she advocated for the cafeteria workers during a time when their concerns were not being taken under consideration. Charlene worked with budget experts to ensure that physical education teachers and registered nurses continued to provide their services, which were critically needed in their schools.

As a community-minded citizen, Charlene devotes time to local charities serving on boards and lending her experience to their challenges.

Charlene and her husband, Sergio, have three children: Brian, Carlye, and Lisa. She lives with her husband in central Yuma less then two miles from where she was raised.


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  08/02/2022 AZ Governor - D Primary ???
  11/03/2020 AZ State House 04 Won 39.82% (+8.28%)
  11/06/2018 AZ State House 04 Won 48.89% (+13.14%)
  11/08/2016 AZ State House 04 Won 51.70% (+3.41%)
  11/04/2014 AZ State House 04 Won 32.55% (+0.00%)
  08/28/2014 AZ State House 04 - D Primary Won 37.75% (+0.00%)
  08/28/2012 AZ State House 04 - D Primary Lost 31.83% (-3.07%)
  11/04/2008 Governing Board - Yuma Union High School District #70 Won 18.65% (-2.99%)
  11/02/2004 Governing Board - Yuma Union High School District #70 Won 20.53% (-1.44%)
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  08/16/2017 AZ State House 04 - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
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