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 TINA ROSE MUNA BARNES

Race: Senatorial
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Village: Mangilao
Campaign Manager: Robert Hoffman
Campaign Treasurer: Jean Cordero 

Biography:
Tina is the daughter of Ana Anderson Atoigue Muña and the late William Pereira “Bill” Muña. She has eight siblings, including an identical twin sister, Donna. Tina is married to Jacob Cruz Barnes and they are proud parents of Tiffany Rose, Jacob “Coby”, Jathan Ryan and reared daughter, Minna. Tina and Jacob have five grandchildren – Tiarra, Kristian Jacob, Kristiana Linette, Gabriel, and Tatum Kole.

A daughter of Guam, Tina is committed to public service and remains an active member or advisory member of a variety of community service organizations including Guma’ Mami, Inc., The Bill Muña Foundation, The Manenggon Memorial Foundation, Sanctuary, Inc., Miss Earth

Guam, Infant of Prague, Soroptimist International of Guam, and The Salvation Army. For almost 15 years, Tina worked tirelessly at the Public Defender’s office where she helped thousands of families who were unable to afford legal assistance. Tina was also appointed and served as Deputy Director of the Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID), an umbrella organization to handle the needs of Guam’s disabled community, until she ran for public office.

She served in the 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st Guam Legislatures as Legislative Secretary and continues to serve in I Mina’trentai Dos Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (32nd Guam Legislature) as Senator, Legislative Secretary and Chairperson of the Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Hagåtña Restoration and Redevelopment Authority. Additionally, she serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Committee on General Government Operations and Cultural Affairs and the Committee on Guam U.S. Military Relocation, Homeland Security, Veteran’s Affairs and Judiciary.

As an athlete who has represented Guam in the South Pacific, Oceania, Masters Pan Pacific Games, and the New Zealand Masters Games, Tina served as Basketball Tournament Director for the ’94 Micronesian Games and Board member of the SPG Commission before becoming its Executive Director. In her service as the current President of the Guam Women’s Masters Basketball Association (GWMBA), Tina continues to be a strong advocate for sports tourism, health and wellness – especially for women and girls.

Always a champion for the people of Guam, Tina continues to create policies which protect our environment, our children, and our families. Tina works hard to promote health and wellness, increase affordable housing and raise support for our village Mayors, education, tourism, and various other issues. As a wife, mother and grandmother, Tina continues to put the families of Guam first and works hard to ensure the best for our island and its people.

Platform:
1. Diversifing our tourism industry through building up new markets, like the cruise industry, and strengthening our support of cultural programs that preserve, promote and protect our unique heritage, language and traditions.

2. Expanding Affordable Housing programs to help every family realize the dream of home ownership.

3. Reevaluating government services with an eye toward lowering the cost of doing business on Guam."

Campaign Slogan: "People Before Politics             "

CONTACT INFO
Phone Number: 472-3455
E-Mail: senator@tinamunabarnes.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SenatorTinaMunaBarnes

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