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Luz Z. Arce Ferrer (Lucy Arce)

Luz Z. Arce Ferrer, Puerto Rican territorial legislator. Recipient Legislation of Year Award, Retail Entrepreneur Center, 1999, League of Latino America Citizens Award, 2000, Recognition Award, America Women Union, 2000, Retired Employees Association, 2000.

Background

  • Ferrer, Luz Z. Arce was born on May 6, 1950 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, College Agriculture and Mechanical Arts.

    Career

    • Deputy administrator Government Retirement Systems, Puerto Rico, 1993—1996, Judiciary Retirement Systems Administration. Senator at large Puerto Rico Legislature, since 1996, majority leader, 1996, majority whip, 1996—1997, vice president, 2000—2001, chair Labor, Veterinary Affairs and Human Resources Committee, vice president Government Commission, registrar Committee on Health, Committee on Women Affairs.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: New Progressive Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Women in Government, National Foundation for Women's Legislators, National Council of State Legislatures, League of United Latin American Citizens, Puerto Rico Democratic Women's Federation, Women for Statehood, Parents with Down Syndrome Support Association, Underage Alcohol Prevention Coalition.

    Connections

    • 1 child.
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    Born March 6, 1950
    (age 67)
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