Dee (Dee) Dawkins-Haigler (D-SH091)
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Capitol: 404.656.0287
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 770.987.1491
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 607-B Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
6050 Kingston Wood Way
Lithonia, GA 30038
Elected: 2008    Next Election: 2016
Spouse: CPT David H. Haigler, Jr   
Committee Assignments
MemberHouse Committee on Banks and Banking
MemberHouse Committee on Industry and Labor
MemberHouse Committee on Human Relations and Aging
Counties Representing
DeKalb / Rockdale


Dedicated, Effective, and Efficient are words often used to describe State Representative Dorothea "DEE" Dawkins-Haigler. Dee represents House District 93 which covers parts of DeKalb and Rockdale counties and the cities of Lithonia, Conyers and parts of Decatur. She dedicates her life to public service through her role as a minister, college educator, community activist and political strategist. She serves as chair of the Georgia Women’s Legislative Caucus, House Whip of the Legislative Black Caucus, and Assistant Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus.

DEE is an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church where she has served as a pastor, teacher, evangelist, and mentor. She has a unique ministry which is able to bridge all age groups which has afforded her the opportunity to be the recipient of many awards regarding service to youth and women organizations.

DEE is an advocate for youth and is concerned about the plight of American youth. She previously served on the Juvenile Parole Board for the state of South Carolina after being appointed by Governor Jim Hodges. She was elected to numerous positions on the board such as secretary, vice chair, and then Chair where she was the youngest and first African American female to hold this position. DEE is a graduate of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C., where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She also earned a Masters in Public Administration/Personnel Management from Kentucky State University. She is a graduate of Turner Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Seminary where she earned a Master of Divinity degree in theology and ethics. She is completing a Ph.D at Clark Atlanta University where she is currently ABD.

DEE is the President and owner of DDH & Associates and the Executive Director of TIME 1000- an organization dedicated to helping 1000 women and minorities get elected to public office. She is also a motivational speaker and Life Coach.

DEE is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Jack and Jill of America, The National Council of Negro Women, Inc., The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Order of Eastern Star and the NAACP.

This vibrant and visionary leader currently resides in Lithonia, Georgia with her husband and college sweetheart US Army Major David H. Haigler, Jr. and they are the proud parents of four children, Christopher, Christyn, Hannah, and Joshua.

STREET: GSU College of Education / 30 Pryor Street / Room 450 / Atlanta, Ga 30303
MAILING: GSU College of Education / P.O. Box 3977 / Atlanta, Ga 30302-3977
PHONE: 404.413.8135 - FAX: 404.413.8136