State House candidate, District 23 (INCUMBENT)
Sandra Hollins was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been a resident of Salt Lake City for the past 25 years. Sandra and her husband, David, currently reside in Fair Park. Their two daughters, Jaynell and Canice, are currently attending college in Texas.
Sandra is a licensed clinical social worker. The primary focus of her career has been on substance abuse treatment and advocacy services for Salt Lake City’s homeless population. Sandra received her bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Utah.
Sandra is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., is a graduate of the Westside Leadership Institute, and has served on numerous boards and councils. Sandra was recently elected western regional director for the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women. She also serves as co-chair of the Women and Children Committee for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, and is a member of Women in Government.
Sandra is a member of the Utah House of Representative where she proudly serves District 23. In the House of Representatives, she is a member of the Social Services Appropriations Committee, Health and Human Services Committee, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee, and the Child Welfare oversight panel.