Took office in January 1997. Dr. Murphy received a 2013 Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Public Service Award for her many contributions in the field of education. She represents all or part of the Collins Hill, Duluth, Lanier, Norcross, North Gwinnett, and Peachtree Ridge clusters, as well as GIVE Center West, New Life Academy of Excellence, North Metro Academy of Performing Arts, and the Buice Center which includes the ADAPT, STRIVE, and BRIDGE programs. Re-elected in 2016, her term runs through December 2020.
Schools located in District III: