Katie G. Dorsett
|Katie G. Dorsett|
|North Carolina State Senate District 28|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Dorsett was on the Greensboro City Council from 1983 to 1986. She then served as County Commissioner for Guilford County from 1986 to 1993. She joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2003 and served in that position until 2011.
Dorsett earned her B.S. from Alcorn State University in 1953. She went on to receive her M.S. from Indiana University in 1955. She then earned her EdD from the University of North Carolina in 1974.
Dorsett is a retired Educator. She was an Associate Professor for North Carolina A&T State University from 1955 to 1988. She then worked as Cabinet Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Administration from 1993 to 2001.
While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Dorsett served on the following committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Pensions & Retirement & Aging Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Rules and Operations of the Senate Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Dorsett did not seek re-election in 2010.
In 2008, Dorsett collected $63,665 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|North Carolina Medical Society||$4,000|
|Service Employees International Union||$4,000|
|Lillians List of North Carolina||$4,000|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$2,500|
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$2,000|
Dorsett and her husband Warren have one child.
- Official North Carolina State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Senator Dorsett State Surge
- Senator Dorsett's facebook
|North Carolina State Senate District 28
| Succeeded by|
Gladys Robinson (D)