Betty Peters - She DOES her Homework 

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State School Board Member representing District 2

First elected:  Nov. 2002

"I agree with Abraham Lincoln, who is reputed to have said that the philosophy of the classroom today is the philosophy of the government tomorrow. We will indeed reap what we teach, or neglect to teach, in our classrooms. That is why it is critical to the progress, and even ultimately to the survival, of our state and nation that we instill in our young people the right morals and sufficient knowledge to be both well-educated and good citizens." - Betty Peters

Background     
  • 1965 graduate of Dothan High School
  • 1983 graduate of Troy State University-Dothan, magna cum laude, BS in Accounting
  • Secretary-Payroll Clerk, Auburn University
  • Secretary, Public Affairs Office, US Taiwan Defense Command, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Secretary, Budget Office, USAAVNBD, Ft. Rucker
  • Administrative Aide, Social Security Administration, Dothan
  • Accountant, Peters Municipal Associates, Dothan
  • Former substitute and volunteer teacher in public and private schools
  • Church treasurer, former Vacation Bible School co-director and
    Sunday School teacher
  • Student newspaper staff, Troy University, Troy and Dothan campuses
  • President, Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society, TSU-Dothan
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • National Dean's List
  • 2002 recipient of the Olive Spann Award, Eagle Forum of Alabama
  • 2004 Local Government Employee of the Year, AL Gov’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

 Organizations

  • Houston Co. Republican Party Executive Committee
  • Houston County Republican Women
  • Republican Women of Coffee Co. (Assoc.)
  • Eagle Forum
  • Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Scholars
  • Houston County Children’s Policy Council
  • Wiregrass Humane Society, former Pet Therapy Volunteer
  • Former Member of Advisory Board, American Family Radio, WAQG in Dothan
  • National Association of Scholars
  • Founding member, Truth in American Education
  • Concerned Women for America