Kimberly (Kimberly) A. Alexander (D-066)

State Representative Kimberly Alexander

Kimberly (Kimberly) A. Alexander (D-066)
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Capitol: 404.656.7859
FAX: 656.656.5644
District: 404.656.7859
Representative
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 512-D Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 393
Hiram, GA 30141
Residence:Hiram, GA

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Bio

Kimberly Alexander is a native of Paulding County, Georgia. She grew up in Hiram, Georgia and attended Paulding County Schools. She now lives in neighboring Douglas County. Representative Alexander is the eighth of eleven children. She holds a Master's degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor's degree from Morris Brown College. She's also certified as a Business Manager and Risk Management Assurance professional. Representative Alexander was elected in the 2012 General Election for the newly-created House District 66 seat, which consists of parts of Douglas and Paulding Counties. Representative Alexander first made history in Paulding County as being the first African American female to run for office on the Hiram City Council. Her election to the House is historic as she is the first female Douglas County resident elected to the State House and first African-American female elected in Paulding County. In January of 2015, Representative Alexander was appointed as the Deputy Minority Whip in the Georgia House of Representatives. She also serves as the Parliamentarian for the bi-partisan House Women's Caucus and is the Ranking Member on the Intragovermental Coordination Committee. Her other committee assignments include Legislative & Congressional Reapportionment, Motor Vehicles, and Code Revision. In the House, Representative Alexander has sponsored the Tax Accountability Act, the Child Safety & Emergency Preparedness Act, and a local elections bill that was signed into law by the Governor. The Child Safety & Emergency Preparedness Act verbiage will appear in the State's Regulatory Report by the end of the year to enhance disaster plans at child care facilities across the State. Representative Alexander has spent over 16 years as a community advocate. Her most memorable work was serving as the key coordinator for local efforts to protect teens from draconian statutory rape and child molestation laws that unfairly punished them for having consensual contact with their peers. In addition, Representative Alexander has received numerous awards for her community outreach including; the 2015 Award of Excellence for Service, Commitment, Inspiration and Dedication, Panelist for the "2015 State of Education Forum - Legislation & It's Impact on the Education System of Georgia" 2015 Graduation Speaker for the Atlanta Job Corps and most recently, Representative Alexander was selected to participate in the 2015 Emerging Leaders Program for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation at the University of Virginia. Up to 50 State Legislators from across the country are selected to participate in this program every year and she is the only participant from Georgia. Representative Alexander received the 2013 CAPO - Community and Political Organizer Award/Woman of the Year in Douglas County. Representative Alexander's tireless dedication to her community has been featured on CNN, BET, MTV, ABC, and NBC, as well as international news channels in Europe. Representative Alexander has a diverse business background and has worked as a part-time college instructor. Her professional work experience is in the Insurance, Banking, Finance, and International Business industry as an Internal Auditor. She currently works as an Auditor Contractor when she is not in session at the Georgia General Assembly. She's a proud long-time member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and a past member of the National Association of Black Accountants. Representative Alexander and her son Ferrow, enjoy spending time together with family and friends. In her spare time, Representative Alexander enjoys traveling, meeting people and relaxing.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2020
Counties Representing
Douglas
Paulding