Micah (Micah) T. Gravley (R-067)

State Representative Micah Gravley

Micah (Micah) T. Gravley (R-067)
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Capitol: 404.463.8143
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 404.759.5876
Representative
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 415 State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
94 Bridge Place
Douglasville, GA 30134
Residence:Douglasville, GA

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Bio

From 1998 to 2001 Micah served as the District Field Director for Republican Congressman Bob Barr, managing the campaign's Grassroots Program. In 2002, he was appointed as Special Assistant to Governor Sonny Perdue. He served as the Public Safety Coordinator for the Governor's Office suites in the Capitol; and led the Governor's initiative to reorganize the Georgia Film & Music Advisory Board. In 2004, Micah was appointed to the redeveloped Georgia Film, Music and Entertainment Advisory Board, serving in an advisory capacity for Governor Perdue. Micah also led the Ramses Project for the Perdue Administration and served as Governor Perdue's liaison on Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum's initiative to return the mummy of "Ramses the Great" home to Egypt. In 2004, he was recognized by the Egyptian Parliament as a friend to Egypt. After leaving the Perdue Administration in 2005, Micah focused on the development of grassroots programs for Local, State and Federal Campaigns in Georgia. He led the presidential campaign efforts of Gov. Mike Huckabee and the McCain-Palin Campaign in Paulding County. In 2009, Micah founded Public Safety Appreciation Day in Paulding County, serving as the Board's President until 2012. The organization is now a Georgia non-profit honoring & supporting the men and women of Public Safety in Paulding County. Micah is also a 2011 graduate of the Hiram Police Department's Citizen's Police Academy and continues to be an advocate for Public Safety Personnel in his community. In 2010 Micah started 1776 Strategies, Inc., a small business development company consulting clients in the legal and public safety service industries. Micah is a dedicated man of faith and has participated in Foreign Missions around the world. His international travel has lead him to Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and South America to include Albania, Austria, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. In November of 2012, Micah was elected to the Georgia General Assembly from the 67th House District representing parts Douglas and Paulding Counties. In 2013 House Speaker David Ralston selected Micah for the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government & Leadership. In 2015 Micah was asked to serve as a Deputy Whip for the Republican Caucus. Neighbor News Papers named Micah the 2015 News Maker of the Year for his work on passing Medical Cannabis Oil legislation with Rep. Allen Peake. In 2016 he was named Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Fire Chiefs and Fire Fighters Association and he was named the 2016 Legislative Champion by the International Association of Fire Fighters for his work on legislation to provide coverage and benefits for firefighters diagnosed with cancer in the line of duty. Micah is a 1997 graduate of Emmanuel College where he received a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Business, History and Biblical Studies. Micah resides in Douglasville, South Paulding County, with his devoted wife Heather, their three beautiful daughters Hope Elizabeth, Bella Faith, and Abigail Jane, and dogs Reagan and Lucy. Rep. Gravley has successfully carried and sponsored several pieces of legislation signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal. In 2015 House Speaker David Ralston named Rep. Gravley as the Vice Chairman of The Georgia Code Revision Committee. He currently serves on the following House Committees; Public Safety & Homeland Security, Appropriations, Economic Development and Tourism, Juvenile Justice, Non-Civil Judiciary, and Code Revision. SB 176; Medical Identity Fraud Act of Georgia - Sponsor 2013 HB 449; E-911 Protection Act of Georgia - Sponsor 2014 HB 826; Student Protection Act, Zero Tolerance Repeal, Co-Sponsor 2014 HB 1; Haleigh's Hope Act of Georgia, Medical Cannabis, Co-Sponsor 2015 HB 146; Firefighter Cancer Act, Sponsor 2017

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Heather Nicole   
Counties Representing
Douglas
Paulding