Sen. Ralph E. Hise, Jr.

Republican, 47th District
County of Residence: Mitchell
Terms Served: 2011
Date of Birth: 08/15/1976
Counties in District: Avery, Haywood (part), Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey

Legislative Session Contact Information

Room: 1026 Legislative Building
Raleigh, NC 27601-2808
Phone: 919-733-3460
Fax: 919-733-2599
Seat Number: 23
Preferred Address for U.S. Mail to District: Home



Home Address

P. O. Box 86
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 766-8329

Business Address

P.O. Box 547
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-765-7351, Ext. 310


Graduate of N.C. School of Science & Math 1994
B.S. Appalachian State U. 2000
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, N.C. State U. 2003


Former Institutional Assessment & Planning Officer, Mayland Community College
Former Mayor of Spruce Pine

Legislative Committees

Pensions & Retirement and Aging (Co-Chair); Insurance (Vice Chair); Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation; Commerce; Program Evaluation; Redistricting; and Transportation.

The 2011-12 session of the General Assembly is Senator Hise's first term.