Georgia State Representative Amy Alexander Carter (R-Valdosta) represents House District 175 including Brooks County and parts of Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
A life-long resident of South Georgia, Amy grew up in Valdosta, Georgia, where she attended public schools and graduated from Valdosta State University.
A career educator, Amy is the Teaching as a Profession Coordinator and a Work-Based Learning Facilitator for Lowndes High School. She prepares high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors for future positions in the field of education. Through a partnership with local businesses, she also prepares students for the challenges they will face in the working world. Before working with high school students, Amy was a Business & Office Technology instructor at Valdosta Technical College. Her experience working with students has given Amy an understanding of the needs and challenges facing our educational system.
Amy is also a committed community servant. She energetically seeks innovative and progressive solutions to issues in her community and around the state. She has been honored for her work and has received recognition including:
Amy serves as chairman of the Appropriations on General Government Subcommittee, and on the House Committees for Education, Small Business Development and Job Creation, Higher Education, Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, and Governmental Affairs.
As a legislator, Amy hopes to address such issues as our state’s number 1 industry, agriculture and agri-business, drop-out rates, class sizes, expansion of Georgia’s Pre-K program, technology in classrooms, access to foreign language instruction in early grades, access to quality and affordable healthcare, economic development opportunities, and measures to support law enforcement and corrections officers.
Amy lives in Valdosta, Georgia, with her husband and their two children. They attend First Christian Church where Amy serves as a Deacon.
Thanks to careful planning and securing funding in the last legislative term, VSU was... [more]
Amy became the Reserve Grand Champion October 6th at the 2nd Annual Legislative Livestock... [more]