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Rep. Karen D. Camper

D-Memphis
District 87 — Part of Shelby County — Map

district address

4229 Oxford Park Drive
Memphis, TN 38116

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 32 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-1898
Fax (615) 253-0211
rep.karen.camper@capitol.tn.gov

Personal Information

  • Born January 15, 1958
  • Divorced, 1 child - Bruce, Jr.
  • Business Owner
  • Baptist
  • Chief Warrant Officer Three, US Army Retired
  • A.S., University of Albany, SUNY
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Graduate, Emerging Leaders Program
  • Graduate, Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills

Community Involvement

  • International Business Council Advisory Board
  • Owner of Key II Entertainment
  • Substitute teacher in the Memphis City School system
  • Member of the Shelby County Delegation; Member of the Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus
  • VFW Post #11333
  • Executive Director, The Humble Hearts Foundation, Inc.
  • Chairperson/CEO, Joint Services Black Heritage Committee
  • Life member, NAACP
  • Maryland Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Dinner Committee
  • Charter Member of Women in Military Service for America
  • Lifetime Member of Black in Government
  • Board member, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women
  • Board member, Tennessee Economic Council on Women
  • Board member, Women's Actions for New Directions
  • Executive Committee member, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
  • Member, National Caucus of Environment Legislators

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Derrick Tibbs

Service in Public Office

  • House Member of the 105th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Democratic Caucus Floor Leader
  • Member, House Ethics Committee
  • Member, House Finance Committee
  • Member, House Transportation Committee
  • Member, House Finance Subcommittee