Pat Gardner was first elected to the House in a 2001 special election and has been endorsed by Georgia’s WIN List in every election since. Pat represents Georgia House District 57 with distinction. As a wife, mother, association executive and former teacher, Pat has lived in the Morningside neighborhood for more than 40 years with her husband and two children.
Pat’s leadership in the House includes:
Treasurer of the Working Families Caucus • Chair of the Study Committee on Mental Health of the Fulton County Delegation • Past Chair of Women’s Legislative Caucus • Health Committee of National Conference of State Legislators • Appointed by the Governor to the Health Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee
Her legislative priorities include:
Ensuring access and affordability of healthcare
Reduce congestion, enhance MARTA’s funding sources, and the development of a regional transit system in the metro area
Support skill-building to ensure Georgians are prepared for good jobs and invest in infrastructure that grows our economy • Education: assure adequate funding for our schools