Teri Anulewicz was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in a special election in November 2017. She represents House District 42, which includes parts of Smyrna and Marietta, as well as areas in unincorporated Cobb County. She serves on the House Transportation, Code Revision, and Intragovernmental Coordination Committees, and is also a member of the House Working Group on the Creative Arts and Entertainment.
Prior to her service in the Legislature, Teri spent a decade representing Ward 3 on the Smyrna City Council. She was first elected in 2007 and was elected to her third term in 2015. In 2016, she was appointed Mayor Pro Tem.
The firstborn in a family of six children, Teri was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was raised in New Orleans and in Houston, Texas. She moved to Georgia in 1994 and received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Agnes Scott College in 1998. Her professional experience includes public affairs and government relations, with an emphasis on advocacy, alliance development, coalition building, and grassroots mobilization. Teri lives with her husband, Chris, and their two children near the heart of downtown Smyrna.
- Secretary, Cobb County Legislative Delegation
- Co-Chair, State Roads and Highways Subcommittee of the House Transportation Committee
- Board member, Marietta Police Athletic League
- Cobb Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee
- Past member of the Georgia Municipal Association Legislative Policy Council
- Participated in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Legislative Fellows Program in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2011
- Past Treasurer of the Cobb Municipal Association
- Sustaining member of the Junior League of Atlanta, past co-chair of the Political Affairs Committee
- Past Chair of the Smyrna Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
- Past president of the MOMS Club of Smyrna-Northeast
- Past Bible Study group leader at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
- Troop leader for the Girl Scouts of America
- 2020 Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Blinkie Gold Dome Award
- 2018 Cobb County Democratic Party Elected Official of the Year
- 2014-2015 Catholic Charities of Atlanta Leadership Class
- 2012 YWCA of Northwest Georgia Women of Achievement Honoree
- 2008 “20 Rising Stars Under 40” by Cobb Life magazine
- 2006 graduate of Leadership Cobb
Teri’s priorities for House District 42 include strengthening our public schools, ensuring continued economic growth, vibrancy, and stability for our neighborhoods, and cultivating a climate for ongoing fiscal strength for all residents, families, and businesses in the district. Teri promises to continue working to improve transit options for our community, and across metro Atlanta, and to continue to provide responsive, accessible, and transparent leadership for House District 42.