Micah (Micah) Gravley (R-067)

State Representative Micah Gravley

Micah (Micah) Gravley (R-067)
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Capitol: 404.656.5025
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

Committee Assignments

Bio

From 1998-2001, Micah served as the district field director for Republican U.S. Congressman Bob Barr, managing the campaign's grassroots program. In 2002, he was appointed as a special assistant to former 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 former Gov. Perdue. Micah also led the Ramses Project for the Perdue administration and served as Gov. 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 former 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 and 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 led him to Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South America. His travels 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 67thHouse District, which includes portions of 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 selected to serve as a deputy whip for the House Majority Caucus, and in 2019, he was elected to serve as vice chairman of the caucus. Neighbor Newspapers named Micah the "2015 News Maker of the Year" for his work on passing medical cannabis oil legislation with former State Representative 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 Bachelor 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 former Governor Nathan Deal. In 2015, Speaker Ralston named Rep. Gravley as the vice chairman of the House Code Revision Committee. He currently serves as the secretary of the Judiciary Non-Civil Committee, as well as a member of the Appropriations, Code Revision, Economic Development & Tourism, Ethics, Governmental Affairs, Juvenile Justice, Public Safety and Homeland Security and Science and Technology committees. 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: 2022
Spouse: Heather Nicole   
Counties Representing
Douglas
Paulding