Ministry of Education
José Mendonça Bezerra Filho was born in Recife (Pernambuco), has a degree in business administration from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) and studied Public Management at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (USA). He started public life at 20 years old and was elected as the youngest state deputy in the 1986 elections (1995/1998). He was also vice-governor of state of Pernambuco during governor Jarbas Vasconcelos’ terms in office (1999 - 2002 / 2002 - 2006). Currently, he is a federal deputy for the state of Pernambuco.
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