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Nancy G. Carter, a Democrat, represents District 5 on Charlotte City Council.  She was first elected in 1999 and is now serving her sixth term on Council.  She chairs the Government Affairs Committee and vice chairs the Environment Committee.  She also is a member of the Transportation and Planning and Budget Committees.  She is the Council Representative to the Arts and Science Council and the Smart Start Board.
 
In 2005 and 2006, she chaired the North Carolina League of Municipalities Planning and Services Legislation Action Committee. She chairs the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM) Strategic Direction Committee and serves on the NCLM Board.  She has served on the National League of Cities (NLC) Energy Environment and National Resources Steering Committee, chaired the NLC Large Cities Council, and serves on the NLC Board. She has earned the NLC Platinum Leadership Achievement certificate.
She received her master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her bachelor's degree from Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
 
Carter is a member of the Steering Committee of the Charlotte CROP Walk and serves on the board of Smart Start, the Arts & Science Council, Mecklenburg Ministries, WDAV, and the Police Activities League, and on the Centralina Council of Government's Economic Development Council.
 
She and her husband, Dr. Coleman D. Carter, have one daughter.
Councilwoman Carter's official page can be found here.