Regine Biscoe Lee

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Régine Lee
Chair of the Guam Democratic Party
Assumed office
November 7, 2017
Preceded byKin Perez
Assistant Majority Whip of the Guam Legislature
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
Preceded byMichael San Nicolas
Legislative Secretary of the Guam Legislature
In office
January 2, 2017 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byTina Muna-Barnes
Succeeded byAmanda Shelton
Senator of the Guam Legislature
Assumed office
January 2, 2017
Preceded byTina Muna-Barnes
Personal details
Born
Regine Biscoe

(1981-12-14) December 14, 1981 (age 37)
Barrigada, Guam, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Andy Lee
Children2
EducationUniversity of Washington,
Seattle
(BA)

Regine Biscoe Lee (born December 14, 1981) also known as Regine Lee, is currently a Democratic senator in the 34th Guam Legislature. A member of the majority party, Lee was selected as Legislative Secretary by her colleagues and chairs the Committee on Innovation and Economic, Workforce, and Youth Development.

Biography[edit]

Lee, born on December 14, 1981, is the daughter of Captain Michael and Rosita Aguilo Mahoney and Roland Calvo Biscoe. Her grandparents are Marcelo and Maria Calvo Biscoe and Dominador and Isabel Crisostomo Aguilo.[1]

Lee attended high school at the Academy of Our Lady of Guam and subsequently earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. She served as a Policy Advisor to Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo and Chief of Staff of Senator Tina R. Muna Barnes[1] before returning to the private sector in 2013, working for Ruder Integrated Marketing Services (RiMS) until 2015.

In 2009, the Filipina Women’s Network named Lee as one of the "100 Most Influential Women in the U.S." The Filipina Ladies Association of Guam awarded Lee a Sampaguita Award in 2011. In 2012, she was elected as a delegate for Guam to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The Guam Chamber of Commerce named Lee the 2014 Reina A. Leddy Young Professional of the Year.[2]

She is currently married to Andrew "Andy" Lee and has two daughters (Mia and Nina) and resides in Tamuning, Guam

Entry into public life[edit]

In 2016, Lee ran for island-wide office as senator in the 34th Guam Legislature with the slogan, "Strong Families. Strong Guam." In the General Election, Lee placed 4th among non-incumbents and 8th overall with 14,864 votes.[3] On January 2, 2017, Lee was inaugurated as senator in the 34th Guam Legislature.

Other positions[edit]

Lee has served as Chairwoman of Sanctuary, Incorporated of Guam, Vice President of Soroptomist International of Guam, Vice President of the Guam Women's Club, Board Secretary of Breaking the Cycle-Guam, a founding board member of Asian American Action Fund, and as a member of Guam Cancer Care, Guam Young Professionals, Guam Girl Scouts, and Micronesian Conservation Coalition.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Regine for Guam. About Regine Biscoe Lee. Tumon, Guam.
  2. ^ Regine for Guam. Announcement of Candidacy. Tumon, Guam.
  3. ^ Guam Election Commission. 2016 General Election Official Results. Hagatna, Guam.
  4. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Regine Biscoe Lee (D). Hagatna, Guam.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Kin Perez
Chair of the Guam Democratic Party
2017–present
Incumbent