1961 – Karla Drenner, born on September 10th in Charleston, West Virginia. State Representative Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) made history when she was elected to the state House of Representatives, becoming Georgia’s first and only openly gay state legislator.
2000 – Representative Drenner was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives on November 7th.
2001-2002 – Was the recipient of the Georgia League of Conservation Voters, Environmental Leadership award.
– She was also named a "Diva" by Business-to-Business magazine.
– Dr. Drenner has published a book entitled, One: The True Story of Politics, Prayer and The Power of One and is an accomplished marathoner.