ARRINGTON, Jodey Cook, (1972 - )

ARRINGTON, Jodey Cook, a Representative from Texas; born in Plainview, Tex., March 9, 1972; graduated from Plainview High School, Plainview, Hale County, Tex., 1990; B.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 1994; M.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 1997; special assistant to President George W. Bush, 2001; staff, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 2001-2005; Deputy Federal Coordinator and Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding, 2005-2006; administrator, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 2007-2014; business executive; unsuccessful candidate in a special election for the Texas state senate in 2014; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress (January 3, 2017-present).