Marcario Saldate IV

Arizona House - District 3

Macario Saldate IV is a Democratic state representative from District 3 of Tucson, serving on the Government and Higher Education Committee, as well as the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. He previously served on the Pima Community College District Governing Board from 1973 to 1979. He initially was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives from Legislative District 27 in 2010.  He completed his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in education at the University of Arizona, where he was a professor and administrator from 1972 to 2009. He was director of the UA Guadalajara Summer School and founding director of the UA Bilingual Education Programs, and initiated the UA Mexican American Studies and Research Center in 1981.