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Terri Collins Biography – Terri Collins Wiki
Terri Collins is an American politician. She is a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from the 8th District, serving since 2010.
Collins joined the Alabama State Legislature in 2010, when she won a seat in the Alabama State House of Representatives. Prior to that, she spent 16 years working as the Vice President of Marketing and Sales for First American Bank.
Collins is the chair of the board for the Children’s Fund of Alabama. The group works to prevent child abuse and child neglect. According to their website, the organization “secures resources to fund evidence-based community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment. We advocate for children and the strengthening of families.”
Collins also serves on the Education Ways and Means Committee and is the Chair of the Education Policy Committee. She was appointed to the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board by the Governor.
In 2015, Collins won an award from American Trails, a conservationist group dedicated to “supporting, promoting and building our diverse trails.”
The group said that several new trails, Rock Ridge Equestrian Trail and the Richard Martin Rail Trail, as well as some bike trails, had been created in her district during her tenure as state representative. American Trails said that Collins had been “instrumental in helping state trails and the Alabama Trails Commission with state legislation.”
Alabama Abortion Bill Sponsor – Alabama Abortion Law Author
Terri Collins is the Alabama lawmaker who sponsored a bill which may become the strictest anti-abortion law in the country. The Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill, which would ban abortion at any stage of pregnancy. The bill would make it a felony to perform an abortion, with offenders penalized by up to 99 years in prison. The bill does not have an exception for rape or incest. It includes an exception for cases when the mother’s health is seriously at risk.
Terri Collins Education
Collins has a degree in marketing from the University of Alabama. She graduated in 1980.
Terri Collins Age
She was born on May 6, 1958 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
Terri Collins Husband
She is married to Tom. They met when they were both students at the University of Alabama. The couple got married and settled down in Decatur in 1982.
Terri Collins Children
Terri and her husband Tom have three children.
Terri Collins Religion
She is a Methodist.