About Micah Gravley
From 1998 to 2001 Micah served as the District Field Director for Republican Congressman Bob Barr, managing the campaign’s Grassroots Program. In 2002, Micah joined the Gubernatorial Campaign for Sonny Perdue before going on to serve as a Special Assistant in Governor Perdue’s Administration. While in the Perdue Administration, he served as the staff coordinator for Governor Perdue’s “Saturdays with Sonny” initiative, as well as the Public Safety Coordinator for the Governor’s Office suites in the Capitol; he also led the initiative to reorganize the Georgia Film & Music Advisory Board.
In 2004, Governor Perdue appointed Micah to the redeveloped Georgia Film, Music and Entertainment Advisory Board. Micah also served as the liaison for Governor Perdue on the Michael C. Carlos Museum’s initiative to return the mummy of “Ramses the Great” home to Egypt, and was recognized by the Egyptian Parliament as a friend to Egypt in 2004.
After leaving the Perdue Administration in 2005, Micah focused on the development of grassroots programs for Local, State and Federal Campaigns in Georgia. In 2008 Micah was elected as the Vice Chairman of the Paulding County GOP. Micah also served as the Paulding County Chairman for both the Mike Huckabee and McCain -Palin Presidential Campaigns in 2008, in addition to serving as the local Chairman for the Senator Saxby Chambliss’ Campaign. In 2008, Micah was named “Volunteer of the Year” by the Paulding County GOP and was also awarded the 2008 “Rising Star Chairman’s Award” at the 11th Congressional GOP District Convention.
In 2009, Micah founded Public Safety Appreciation Day in Paulding County and has led the planning efforts every year since its inception. This event is one of the largest Public Safety events in Georgia. In 2010, Micah formed Paulding Public Safety Appreciation, Inc.; a non-profit organization with an annual countywide festival/fundraiser honoring the men and women of Public Safety in Paulding County.
In 2011, Micah completed and graduated from the Hiram Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy and continues to be an advocate for the Public Safety Personnel in his community.
Micah is a dedicated man of faith and has participated in Foreign Missions around the world. His international travel has lead him to Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and South America to include Albania, Austria, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, and Switzerland on various humanitarian aid projects and study.
Micah is a 1997 graduate of Emmanuel College where he received a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Business, History and Biblical Studies.
Micah resides in Douglasville with his devoted wife Heather, their three beautiful daughters Hope Elizabeth, Bella Faith, and Abigail Jane, with dogs Reagan and Leah. He is a frequent speaker at area Republican and Tea Party meetings and is passionately devoted to advancing conservative values to move the local community, the state and the nation in the right direction.
Professional Boards & Organizations / Acknowledgements
Georgia Film, Video, & Music Advisory Board, 2004 to 2005
Appointed by Governor Sonny Perdue to serve as Governor’s Liaison
Governor’s Council on the Arts Capitol Representative 2003 to 2005
Served as Liaison to determine featured art work in Georgia Capitol
President, Emmanuel College Historical Society 1997
Founder and President
President, Emmanuel College Baptist Student Union 1996, 1997
Organization leader and Activities Director
Recipient, Emmanuel College Academic Excellence Award 1997
Academic Award for excellence, Department of Behavior Science
Paulding Public Safety Appreciation, Inc, 2009 to 2012
Co-Founder and President, Board of Directors
Citizens Police Academy Graduate 2011
City of Hiram Police Department
Golden Eagle Breakfast, Sweetwater Boy Scouts Association 2012
Douglas County Fundraising Chairman
Republican Campaign Experience
- Congressman Bob Barr, Field Director 1998-2000 Campaign
- Perdue for a New Georgia, West GA Grassroots Asst. 2002 Campaign
- Governor Mike Huckabee for President, Paulding Campaign Chairman 2008
- McCain-Palin, Paulding Campaign Chairman 2008
- Saxby Chambliss for US Senate, Paulding Campaign Chairman 2008
- Newt Gingrich for President, West GA Volunteer Coordinator 2012
State and Local GOP Grassroots Experience
- Georgia GOP State Convention, Delegate ’99, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010
- Cobb County GOP, Precinct Chairman, 99 to 2000
- Paulding County GOP, Vice Chairman 2008-09
- Paulding County GOP, Precinct Chairman 2008-2012
- Paulding County GOP, Volunteer of the Year 2008
- 11th GOP Congressional District, “Rising Star” Chairman’s Award 2008