BioRepresentative Elect Tonya Anderson is entering her 8th year of elected public service and her
22nd year as a member of the US Air Force Reserves. Tonya served the City of Lithonia as a
member of the City Council and then Mayor. In 2012 she was elected to serve as State
Representative for District 92, which covers the western portions of DeKalb County and the
eastern portions Rockdale County. She is board member of the Beverly Cunningham Outreach
Center for Domestic Violence, served as a board member of the DeKalb County Board of Health
and the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors.
As Mayor of Lithonia, Tonya worked with the Council to successfully launch and complete
several public works projects. Under her watch, Lithonia completed Phase Two of the
‘Streetscape project’ a federally funded project that provided $1.2 million in new sidewalks,
new street lights, landscaping and resurfaced thoroughfares for the growing city. The City also
finished constructing a housing complex for hundreds of residents. One of her proudest
accomplishments as Mayor was to bring the City into compliance with EPA standards.
Representative Anderson holds a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in
Management from Alabama State University as well as her Master’s of Divinity from Luther Rice
University. As Tonya has served in the Air Force Reserves, she is proud to serve her state and