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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Noel W. Campbell

Noel W. Campbell

Republican
District 1

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 345
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3124
Fax Number: (602) 417-3287

 
Personal Information:
Home City: Prescott
Occupation: Retired US Naval Officer, Retired US Custom's officer, and Small Business Owner
Member Since: 2015
My entire career has been spent in service to my country: first as a Naval Commander, then as a U.S. Customs agent, and finally as a helicopter and tanker pilot fighting fires for the U.S. Forest Service. In my service I learned the values of teamwork and cooperation and I will take these qualities to the capitol with me. I am humbled by your faith in me to represent LD-1 this legislative session. I pledge to be the true citizen-legislator our forefathers envisioned.

I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona in a family of law enforcement officers. I graduated from St. Mary's High School and later attended Arizona State University where I earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business in 1965. I was fortunate to spend my third year of college at the National University of Mexico where I fell in love with Mexican culture and learned to speak and write fluent Spanish.

A year after I graduated from college, in the height of the Vietnam War, I volunteered for Naval Flight Training. I received my Wings of Gold after completing my aircraft carrier landing phase in March, 1968. In response to the needs of the Navy and the direction of the war, I volunteered for helicopter training and learned to fly the UH-1B Helicopter Gunship. I joined my squadron, the Seawolves and spent a year in the Mekong Delta flying close-contact air support for the Navy Seals, PBR Riverine Forces, and Army Special Forces. After my tour in Vietnam, I remained on active duty until 1971. At the end of the first Gulf War in 1991, I retired from the Naval Reserves as a Commander (05).

During my years of military service I received the following commendations: Bronze Star, U.S. Air Medal with 16 Flight Strike Awards, U.S. Presidential Unit Citation, U.S. Vietnam Services Medal, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and the National Defense Ribbon. In 1970 I had the honor of serving on the Apollo 13 space module recovery team.

After retiring from the Navy, I began work as an agent for the U.S. Customs Service/Department of the Treasury. For over ten years I worked in Mexico, Central America, and South America combating the illegal drug trade infiltrating our country. I also worked along the borders in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, and California in cooperation with the Border Patrol, ATF, and the Department of Immigration. Also during this time I served at the Pentagon as the Customs Liaison in the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It is here I received my first exposure to politics when the military joined the drug war. I ended my fulfilling and educational career with the Customs Service upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 57 in 1998.

In 1999 I began fighting forest fires as a tanker pilot, air attack pilot, and helicopter pilot for the U.S. Forest Service. In this position I have learned a great deal about our natural resources and how to protect them, including forest stewardship which can both prevent wildfires and create jobs.

At this time I moved to Prescott because I love the area and its history. I have the great fortune to live in a historic home listed in the National Register and I also own a small business in town. Additionally, I keep busy by leading motorcycle tours through Mexico and Central America. I have two adult children, one delightful daughter-in-law, two beautiful grandsons, and brand new baby granddaughter. My family keeps me busy and mindful of my strong responsibility to young people and the future.

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Committee Assignments
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Military Affairs and Public Safety Member Click Here Click Here
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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
 
HB2085 C private investigators; security guards; regulation See Vote
HB2086 C fingerprint clearance cards; omnibus See Vote
HB2087 P sex offender registration; address verification
HB2088 C mental health; veteran; homeless courts.
  (NOW: magistrates; municipal courts
See Vote
HB2089 P aggravated assault; elected officials
  (NOW: aggravated assault; judicial officers
HB2090 C military family relief fund; amount
HB2091 P veterans; in-state tuition
HB2092 C military scholarship special plates
HB2104 C lottery game; veterans' assistance fund
HB2105 P inmate medical services; rate structure
HB2106 P emergency and military affairs; continuation
HB2107 C law enforcement merit system; continuation
HB2142 C water infrastructure finance authority; prepayment See Vote
HB2162 C fire suppression; federal reimbursement.
  (NOW: rural fire district study committee
See Vote
HB2190 C schools; common core; replacement
  (NOW: common core; replacement
HB2209 C government-owned real property; annual report
HB2220 C security freezes; credit reports; minors.
  (NOW: protected person; reports; security freezes
See Vote
HB2250 C empowerment scholarship accounts; applications See Vote
HB2259 C pipeline safety; civil penalties
HB2272 C law enforcement officers; firearm purchase
HB2273 C DUI; drug metabolites
HB2274 C emergency and military affairs omnibus See Vote
HB2313 C motor vehicle franchises; motorcycle dealers
HB2326 P compact; balanced budget; convention
HB2345 C motorcycles; all-terrain vehicles; cycles; equipment
HB2346 C medical marijuana; reimbursement; no requirement
HB2377 C law enforcement merit system; determinations See Vote
HB2426 C additional classroom time for kindergartners.
HB2486 C university admission requirements; foreign language
HB2509 C aggravated assault; firearms
HB2517 C internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2520 C appropriation; grants; reading-intensive programs
HB2526 C governor's regulatory review council; membership See Vote
HB2563 P* health facilities; substance abuse recovery
HB2571 C DCS information; legislator discussion
HB2572 C county roads; repairs; damage reimbursement
HB2575 C declaration of disaster; military installations.
HB2578 C real property; purchaser dwelling actions
HB2580 P* county supervisors; jurisdiction; specialized expertise
HB2581 P* prescribed burns liability study committee
HB2582 P* fire districts; assistance tax distribution
HB2583 P* motor fuel taxes; forest products
HB2590 C TPT reform; contractors.
HB2603 C personal injury action; asbestos; requirements
HB2631 C veteran education; tuition grants; cemeteries
HB2659 C study committee; unmanned aerial vehicles
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2008 P Arizona veterans hall of fame
HCR2016 C personal property tax; exemption
HCR2029 C persons with disabilities; employment; support
HR2001 P* American Legion; technology infrastructure improvement
HR2005 P death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1029 P graduation requirement; civics test.
SB1068 C additional classroom time for kindergartners
SB1088 C income tax brackets; inflation index.
  (NOW: empowerment scholarship accounts; eligibility
SB1137 P declaration of disaster; military installations
SB1282 C teledentistry; dental hygienists; dental assistants
SB1434 C empowerment scholarship accounts; open enrollment
SB1444 C contact lens pricing; antitrust violation
SB1464 C student, teacher data collection; prohibitions
SB1465 C distributed energy generation systems; disclosure
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1019 P commending Israel
SCR1020 P Mayor John Driggs; death resolution

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