Rep. Charlene Fite is serving her sixth term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She represents District 24, which includes portions of Crawford and Washington counties.
For the 94th General Assembly, Rep. Fite serves on the House Education Committee and the House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs. Rep. Fite also serves on the Arkansas Legislative Council.
Rep. Fite is a retired school Psychology Specialist. She attended the University of Tennessee and received her B.S. in deaf education and then went on to receive her M.Ed. in special education from the University of Arkansas.
Rep. Fite has served on the Board of Court Appointed Special Advocates in Crawford County, the Board of Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas, and the Board for Bost Development Centers.
She was awarded the 2022 Percy Malone Child Protection from the Children’s Advocacy Centers of AR.
She was recognized in 2017 as Women’s Own Worth (WOW) Woman of the Year and received the Domestic Peace Award from the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She was also presented the Joe T. Robinson Award by the Arkansas National Guard.
Rep. Fite lives with her husband Tom and has six children and seven grandchildren.