Representative Trey Kelley grew up in Cedartown and was raised by Doyle and Laura Kelley, both educators in the Polk County School District. A 2008 graduate of Shorter University, Trey graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University College of Law in May 2014. Trey is employed as an attorney with the Parker & Lundy Law Firm on Main Street in Cedartown.
Staying active in the community, Trey has held multiple leadership roles such as President of the Cedartown Exchange Club, Treasurer of the Board for the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers, Polk County Chairman of Governor Deal’s 2010 & 2014 gubernatorial campaigns, and Chairman of the Polk County Republican Party.
First elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012, Trey has proven himself to be an effective conservative leader for his constituents both at home in the 16th District and at the State Capitol. Trey has consistently promoted his beliefs of limited government and lower taxes to put forth common sense legislation aimed to drive growth in our private sector.
In the Georgia State House, Trey is a member of the Code Revision, Energy, telecommunications, and utilities, Health and Human Services, and Ex-Officio member of Appropriations, while also serving as Vice-Chair of Ways and Means, a Sub-Committee Chair of Judiciary, and in a leadership position on the Higher Education Committee.
Trey is married to the former Amy Marvin of Powder Springs. The couple are proud members of the First Baptist Church in Cedartown where they reside.