+ − Contact Information
Email Address: /emailmember.asp?member_id=4&legislature=52&session_id=115
Phone: (602) 926-3004
Fax: (602) 417-3179
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
+ − Biography
As a native of Yuma County, Representative Margaret "Lynne" Pancrazi is honored to represent District 4 at the Arizona State Senate.
Senator Pancrazi is a long-standing, dedicated participant of the Yuma community. For 28 years she served as a teacher, instructor and athletic coach in the Yuma Elementary School District Number One. She retired and then returned because the district lacked teachers. Now as a state Senator, Senator Pancrazi will serve as a substitute teacher as time allows. She wants to dedicate her time to the constituents of District 4.
She is the former president of the Yuma Elementary Education Association and is a member of the National Education Association. In addition to teaching Yuma's youngsters, she also has been a licensed realtor for 21 years. Senator Pancrazi was a member of the local, state, and the National Association of Realtors and is currently inactive while she serves in the legislature.
Senator Pancrazi received a master's in elementary education from Northern Arizona University and a bachelor's in physical education from Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego. Senator Pancrazi has enjoyed serving as a lifeguard, swim instructor and pool manager at YPG and Kennedy Pools. She also likes coaching soccer and softball youth leagues for Yuma Parks and Recreation Department.
Senator Pancrazi began her service as a state legislator in 2007 as a member of the House of Representatives. In 2012 she was elected to the Senate and currently serves on the Appropriations Committee, Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee, Public Safety Committee, Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Joint Committee on Capital Review and the Arizona State Library Board.
Senator Pancrazi decided to serve because of her concern for the state's quality of education. She advocates for a safe and secure border, managed growth and adequate infrastructure throughout the state.