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President Pro Tempore Beth Mizell
District - 12

Biography...

 
Senator Beth Mizell is the State Senator for District 12 and serves as the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. She is a mother, grandmother, businesswoman and cattle rancher who lives in Franklinton.

 In the Senate, Beth serves on the: 

  • Senate Committee on Education
  • Senate Committee on Retirement
  • Senate Committee on Health & Welfare
  • Senate Judiciary C Committee
  • Senate Select Committee on Women and Children
  • Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget
  • Legislative Audit Advisory Council
  • Legislative Budgetary Control Council

She is also a member of the following organizations and boards:

  • Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus (Chair)
  • Advisory Council on Early Childhood Care and Education
  •  Louisiana Commission on Civic Education
  •  Louisiana Bullying Awareness and Treatment Task Force
  •  Lower Pearl River Basin Ecosystem Study Commission
  •  National Conference of State Legislatures - Women’s Legislative Network
  •  Early Learning Fellows

Beth received the following awards in her first term:

  • 2019 Citizen of the Year Award - American Legion Magic City Post 24
  • 2019 Defense of Family Ambassador Award - Women for American of Louisiana
  • 2019 Esther's Courage Award - Office of Public Policy, Louisiana Baptists
  • 2018 Defender of Freedom Award - Center for Security Policy
  • 2018 Family Advocate Award - Louisiana Family Forum
  • 2018 Legislator of the Year Award - Louisiana School Counselor Association
  • 2018 Life & Liberty Award - Louisiana Family Forum
  • 2017 Senator of the Year - Childcare Association of Louisiana
  • 2017 Legislative Champion Award - Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
  • 2017 Outstanding Family Advocate - Louisiana Family Forum
  • 2017 YMCA Legislative Champion Award - The YMCA
  • 2017 LABI Honorable Mention Award - LABI
  • 2017 Life & Liberty Award - Louisiana Family Forum
  • 2016 Legislator of the Year - Louisiana CASA
  • 2016 Freedom of the Road Award - Louisiana A.B.A.T.E. Motorcyclists
  • 2016 Senator of the Year - Louisiana State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police

She is active in a number of organizations, including the First Baptist Church of Franklinton, Republican Women of Franklinton and the Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association. She has also been an active Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for 15 years.

 

Beth is a lifelong resident of the Northshore and has been a successful business owner for 30 years, spending her career in early childhood education and development. She and her late husband, Bob, have two children and seven grandchildren.

  



 



Senator Beth Mizell
Information:

Party:
Republican

District Office
1051 Main Street
Franklinton, LA 70438

District Phone
(985) 839-3936

Fax
(985) 839-7714

E-mail Address
mizellb@legis.la.gov

Legislative Assistant
Penny Jones

Related Links:
Session Information
Committees Assignments

Questions and comments may be directed to websen@legis.la.gov
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.