Rep. Andrea Lea of Russellville is serving her third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She represents District 71, which includes part of Pope County.
For the 89th General Assembly, Rep. Lea serves on the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs (serves as Chair); the House Revenue and Taxation Committee; the House Rules Committee; the House Management Committee; and the Arkansas Legislative Council.
For the 88th General Assembly, Rep. Lea served on the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee, where she chaired the Subcommittee on Labor and Environment. She also served on the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Joint Budget Committee.
During her first term, Rep. Lea served on the House Judiciary Committee, where she chaired the Courts and Civil Law Subcommittee. She also served on the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Arkansas Legislative Council.
Raised in a military family, Rep. Lea grew up in New Hampshire, Hawaii, and California. She graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a degree in emergency management. She has been a member of the Russellville City Council and the Pope County Quorum Court. In her free time, Rep. Lea enjoys sailing and biking. She and her husband, Phillip, are Presbyterian. They have three grown children.