About Joanne Osborne

A Dedicated Public Servant

Joanne Osborne is a fourth-generation Arizonan and proud to be a descendent of the First Families of Arizona. Her deep roots in our state have developed into a strong passion for solving problems for Arizonans and ensuring younger generations inherit a state with a bright future. Hard work, commitment to God, and strong family values have enabled her to live the American Dream.

Joanne is completing her second term in the Arizona House of Representatives and is currently running for her first term in the Arizona Senate in 2022. She has established herself as an influential member of the Republican caucus as the Chairwoman of the House Health and Human Services Committee and serves on the Education and Appropriations Committees. Joanne was appointed by Governor Ducey to the Task Force on Long-Term Care Facilities and NCLS Opioid Policy Fellow. In 2020, she was named Legislator of the Year by the Arizona Manufacturing Council.

Prior to being elected to the Arizona House of Representatives, Joanne served 11 years on the Goodyear City Council, including two as Vice Mayor. During her tenure, Goodyear earned a 95% satisfaction rating from its residents, ranked #22 of Best Cities to Live by Money Magazine & Wall Street Journal, and became one of the fastest growing cities in the Western United States.

Joanne and her husband Ken have been married for 34 years with four beautiful children. They have owned and operated Osborne Jewelers since 1990. Joanne is the only retailer serving in the Arizona House of Representatives.

Public Service (Past & Current)

Arizona House of Representatives
Goodyear City Council
Goodyear Planning and Zoning Commission
Goodyear Citizens’ Police Academy
Goodyear Reading Challenge
Harvard University’s “Senior Executives in State and Local Government”
YMCA’s Teen Action Council
Homeless Youth Connection Board of Directors – Vice President
Flinn Brown Civic Leadership Academy
Southwest Valley Citizen Academy
Building Blocks to Great Schools
Board Member for Abrazo West Hospitals
Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Municipal Water Users Association

Awards and Recognition
  • Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year – SW Valley Chamber 2003

  • Leadership of an Organization – Westmarc’s Best of the West Awards for YMCA Teen Action Council 2009

  • Outstanding Business Leader of the Year – Leadership West 2016

  • Impact Leader of the Year – Meals of Joy 2019

  • Legislator of the Year – Arizona Manufacturing Council 2020

  • Healthcare Champion Award 2022 – Health System Alliance of Arizona 

  • Nursing Hero Award 2022 

  • David O. Landrith Humanitarian Award 2022 – Arizona Medical Association 

  • Legislator of the Year 2021 – Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers 

  • Family Champion Award 2019 – Center for Arizona Policy 

  • Legislator of the Year 2019 – Arizona Manufacturers Council 

  • The Sentinel Award 2022 – Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 

  • Legislative Champion 2019/2021 – League of Arizona Cities and Towns 

  • Conservative Achievement 2019 – The American Conservative Union Foundation