+ − Contact Information
Email Address: @azleg.gov
Phone: (602) 926-5503
Fax: (602) 417-3107
Room Room 303B
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
+ − Biography
Representative Heather Carter is your state representative from North Phoenix, Cave Creek, and North Scottsdale.
Currently, Representative Carter is the Chairperson of the House Health Committee, and a member of the Committee on Elections and Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources.
First elected in 2010,she has a track record of sponsoring legislation that solves many of the complex problems facing Arizona, making her one of the most effective legislators at the Capitol. As your state legislator, she has worked to streamline government, improve the economy, encourage job creation, protect the most vulnerable, reform education and healthcare, while maintaining a balanced state budget through responsible spending measures.
For her work at the Capitol, Representative Carter has won a number of prestigious awards from education groups, veteran organizations, healthcare and patient advocacy groups, including many other “Legislator of the Year” honors.
In her professional life, she is a well-respected educational leader in her community, working as a clinical associate professor at Arizona State University, preparing teachers and leaders for Arizona Schools. She also works with local school districts on educational reform issues. She was a 7th grade teacher in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and currently serves as a parent/community representative on many committees for Cave Creek and Paradise Valley Unified School District and Paradise Valley Community College.
Married for 20 years, Representative Carter and her husband reside in Cave Creek with their daughter, who attends public school in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.