About Representative Kimberly Alexander
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 393 Hiram, Georgia 30141
REPRESENTATIVE KIMBERLY ALEXANDER BIO – HD 66
Kimberly Alexander is a native of Paulding County, Georgia. She grew up in Hiram, Georgia and attended Paulding County Schools. She lives in the community of Douglas County.
Representative Alexander is the eighth of eleven children. Representative Alexander holds a Masters’ degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelors’ degree from Morris Brown College. Representative Alexander is certified as a Business Manager and Risk Management Assurance.
Representative Alexander was elected in the 2012 General Election for the newly-created House District 66 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. Representative Alexander’s election to the House is historic as she is the first female Douglas County resident elected to the State House and she is the first African-American female elected in Paulding County.
Representative Alexander serves on the following Committees; Banks and Banking, Code Revision, Intragovernmental Coordinator, Legislative & Congressional Reapportionment and Motor Vehicles.
In the Georgia State House of Representatives; Representative Alexander was elected as a member of the Democratic Leadership Team in 2017 and serves as the Minority Treasurer. She also serves as the Treasurer for the Women’s Caucus and is one of the Founders and Officers of the newly formed Voting Rights Caucus enacted in 2019.
Representative Alexander sponsored HB 944 – Douglas County; board of elections and registration; composition of board and selection and appointment of members. This is a local bill to equalize the BOE by the two party-system. This bill was signed into law in 2014 by the Governor.
Representative Alexander also sponsored the HB 7 – Child Safety Emergency Preparedness Act in 2014/2015. Currently the Georgia Department of Early Care & Learning, also known as Georgia’s Bright from the Start Program will include the language of this bill for the federal re-authorization of the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) under the Operational Plan for Emergency Management. The (CCDF) will be effective September 2016 for the entire State of Georgia.
Representative Alexander sponsored HR 1093 – House Study Committee on Mental Illness in 2016. This study committee passed the house this year. Speaker Ralston appointed Representative Alexander as the Vice Chair of this Committee. The Committee was tasked at finding find remedies of housing for the Mental Ill in Georgia.
In 2018 Rep Alexander sponsor legislation to improve the lives of working families and protect the middle class. Another bill sponsored that year; HB 824 – Paid Sick Leave and Co-sponsor of HB 669 – Affordable Care Act Expansion
Additional Representative Alexander in an effort to continue with legislation around Mental Illness in Georgia sponsored HB 733 in 2018, this bill adds Psychiatrist to the current loan repayment and Fellowship Program for underserved locations. The FY19 budget includes; $1.9 million for medical doctors in the rural areas to include Psychiatrist.
Legislation for 2019: HB 248, HB 249, HB250, HB 251 and HB 252 (All Voting Rights Bills). Four of these voting rights bills were taken by the Majority Party and added to the controversy HB 316 (Voting Equipment Bill) this year in the Georgia General Assembly. This bill is now the current law.
In 2020, Representative Alexander Co-Sponsored two (2) bills;
Legislation for 2020: Co-Sponsor of; HB 878, HR 933, HB 1119, HR 1296, HB 1079 and HR 181.
Representative Alexander has spent over 16 years as a community advocate, a long-time member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and a past member of the National Association of Black Accountants.
Representative Alexander most memorable work is serving as the key coordinator for local efforts to change the child molestation law to include the “Romeo and Juliet” provision prior to becoming elected in the Georgia General Assembly.
In addition, Representative Alexander has received numerous of awards for her community services; the most recent award presented by a local business; 2019 Leading Lady Award, 2019 Year of the Woman Award from the Boys and Girls Club of Paulding County, Service Award from Douglas County Commissioners on April 17, 2019 recognizing the Delegation members on their Community Services and Leadership; “The Kimberly Alexander Bold Civil Servant Award” inaugurated the 1st of December 2018 by the Bold Favor Media Group, 2018 Guest Speaker for the 138 Villa Rica Chapter of Eastern Stars-25th Anniversary celebration, 2018 Government & Politics Award from Regina Sunshine, the Evolving Excellence Bridge Building Award – May 7, 2016, Award of Excellence for Service, Commitment, Inspiration and Dedication – February 28, 2015, Panelist participant for “State of Education Forum Legislation & It’s Impact on the Education System of Georgia – March 14, 2015, the 2013 CAPO – Community and Political Organizer Award/Woman of the Year and Panelist participant for “Community Forum” on April 6, 2013.
Representative Alexander’s tireless dedication in community services has been featured on CNN, BET, MTV, ABC as well as a news channel in the European nation of Romania.
Representative Alexander has a diverse background and has worked as a part-time college instructor. Representative Alexander has professional work experience in Insurance, Banking, Finance, and International Business as an Internal Auditor. She currently works as an Auditor Contractor when she is not in session at the Georgia General Assembly.
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.
Rep Alexander believes that the key to our economic future is through education which is why she supports fully funding for local schools, reduce class sizes and ensuring that we not only pay and support qualified teachers in the classroom but we also support other staff members as well. She continues to fight to halt public school funds from going toward for-profit private schools. Rep Alexander is an advocate for supporting our mental illness in the community and is a supporter of voter legislation to ensure a free, fair and accessible election in Georgia exist for all citizens.