Karla Drenner | House District 86

Checks Payable To: Committee to Re-elect Karla Drenner
Campaign Address:
P.O. Box 348 | Avondale Estates, GA 30002
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Karla Drenner, born in Charleston, West Virginia, has lived and studied in various regions throughout the United States. Along with her two children, she has made her home in Dekalb County’s Avondale Estates, where she serves the people of the 86th House District as their representative in the Georgia General Assembly.

Rep. Drenner was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives on November 7, 2000, and was officially sworn in on January 8, 2001.  Rep. Drenner ran an issues-driven campaign concentrating on education reform, environmental concerns, and improving local neighborhoods. Rep. Drenner went right to work on those issues, passing HB 393, which encourages citizens to practice carpooling by protecting carpool databases from public disclosure. As a result of the bill, which signed into law, and the efforts if the Clean Air campaign, Georgia saw a 100 percent increase in the 1-87-RIDEFIND database.

Karla is a member of several professional associations, including the Health Physics Society, the Air and Waste Management association, and the National Safety Council. She hopes to utilize that experience to provide a voice for sensible and responsible environmental, management within her role as a member of the House Natural Resources and Environment, Transportation, Industrial Relations, and Health and Ecology committees. In 2003, Dr. Drenner was appointed as Subcommittee Chair of Waste Management Subcommittee of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee and Subcommittee Chair of Workplace Safety Inspection, Industrial Relations Committee.

In addition to environmental issues, Karla is also an advocate of poverty, education, and human rights.

The District: District 86 includes Clarkston and the neighborhoods surrounding Rehoboth Baptist Church.