Sandra Heath Taylor was appointed to the Board of the Department of Juvenile Justice in 2004 by Governor Sonny Perdue and began serving her second term as Board Chair in July 2021. She has served as the Troup County Solicitor General since her appointment by Governor Brian P. Kemp in 2019 and previously served as the county's chief assistant solicitor general for six years. In addition, Taylor was in private practice for 24 years specializing in general law. She has represented the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services as Special Assistant Attorney General and clients in Troup County Courts on county-appointed contracts and general litigation. Taylor also previously served as a partner in the law firm of Daniel, Hadden & Meadors, P.C. Taylor holds an undergraduate degree from Emory University and a Juris Doctorate from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law. In her practice, she has represented corporate clients in product liability matters. She is active in various political and civic organizations.