Eric Meyer, MD
Arizona State Representative
First elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008, Dr. Meyer represents the residents of District 11 (soon to be District 28 due to redistricting) at the State Capitol. He is the ranking minority member on the Education and Government committees and also serves on the Transportation Committee. Extensive recognition during his term includes:
Eric moved to Arizona at age seven, and attended Cocopah Elementary and Chaparral High. He earned an economics degree from the University of Southern California and a medical degree from the University of Arizona Medical School. After post-graduate training in emergency medicine, he joined Portland’s Providence Emergency Department, eventually becoming director.
Eric returned to Arizona fifteen years ago with his wife, Sarah Snell, M.D., and their two children. A member of the Scottsdale School District governing board, Eric is a dedicated advocate for children and has served as:
He believes strong public schools are the bedrock of Arizona’s future. Eight years of service as a school board member have led to deep knowledge of our schools' needs. Eric has helped improve academic achievement and rigor across his district, increase graduation requirements, expand class offerings and protect teachers' salaries. He is leading efforts to ensure that every student is prepared for success in college and in life.
He supports arts and culture. He supported reauthorization of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, restoration of an eight percent sweep of the Arts Trust Fund, and establishment of the Arizona Poet Laureate position.
His background in economics, education, and medicine gives him the tools to address the challenges facing Arizona. He will balance the budget in a sensible way, identify ways to diversify and strengthen our economy, and create jobs to get Arizona back on track.
Eric with his wife, Sarah Snell,
and children Clay and Sophie
Eric with his brothers at Legend City, a family fun park in Tempe during the 60’s and 70’s”
º Arizona Medical Association
º Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona
º Arizona Fraternal Order of Police
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