+ − Contact Information
Phone: (512) 463-0309
Fax: (512) 463-0049
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
+ − Biography
Marsha Farney was elected in 2012 to represent District 20 in the Texas House of Representatives. Rep. Farney's district consists of Burnet, Milam and the northern portion of Williamson County including Georgetown, the County seat, and Sun City.
Rep. Farney earned her BS and MS degrees in education from Texas A&M, Commerce, and her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas, Austin. She also earned additional certifications qualifying her to serve as a counselor and principal.
Prior to her election to the House of Representatives, she was elected to the District 10 seat of the State Board of Education serving 16 counties and 1.8 million residents. An award winning former classroom teacher, middle school and high school counselor, and adjunct professor at Texas A&M University, Commerce, Rep. Farney has relevant experience at every level of public education. She brings the unique perspective of a public school parent and an experienced educator to her role as a State Representative.
An active civic and philanthropic leader in her community for many years, she has served as a board member for several organizations including the Seton Williamson Hospital Women's Foundation Board, The Williamson Museum, The Main Street Advisory Board and the Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation. Rep. Farney enjoys supporting organizations that make a difference in the lives of children such as the Children's Advocacy Center and the Boys and Girls Club.
Rep. Farney is a lifelong Republican and fourth generation Texan with familial roots dating back to when Texas was a young Republic. She and her husband, Bryan, reside in Georgetown and enjoy spending time with their three children and two grandchildren.