|Member of the Georgia Senate
from the 38th district
May 8, 1956 |
Tate was born in Griffin, Georgia, but raised in Atlanta. In 1977, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia. A Master's degree in Educational Administration followed from Atlanta University in 1988. She received a Ph.D. in 1992 from Clark-Atlanta University, also in Educational Administration.
Tate was first elected to the Georgia State Senate in 1998. She currently serves on the following committees:
- Health and Human Services
- State and Local Governmental Operations
Awards and recognition
- 2003 Leader of Distinction Award, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
- 2001 Public Servant Award, Coalition on Hunger
- 2000 Distinguished Public Servant Award, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Merchant Association
- 2000 Legislator of the Year Award, National Association of Social Workers - Georgia Chapter
- 2000 Leader of Distinction Award, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
- 1999 Leader of Distinction Award, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
- "The Georgia State Senate". Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia General Assembly - Senate. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
- "U.S. Public Records Index [database online]". Ogden, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
- "Senator Horacena Tate, Senate District 38" (PDF). Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia General Assembly - Senate. February 2005. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
- Senator Tate's Biography at the Official Website of the General Assembly of Georgia
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