Carter has a Master’s Degree in Business and Communications from Primus University of Theology .
Carter was a station manager with KPAZ television, and has been an on-air personality with Christian media groups Trinity Broadcasting Network and IBTV Faith Network for many years . Carter is a co-founder of Alma Vision, an organization which broadcasts Christian programming for Latino and Bilingual audiences in Spanish; Carter describes herself as being of Latina heritage .
Carter is on the Board of Directors for Help 4 Kidz, an outreach for at-risk teens and families which has earned four Presidential awards .
Carter owns a sports medicine and weight training facility in Scottsdale used by prominent athletes from Valley-based teams.
Carter considers herself as a fiscal conservative and does not support the Scottsdale City Council passing any new property taxes for its constituents .
Pamela Carter is a supporter of “sensible development” and hopes to support the development of small businesses during her time in office . She also wants to assist small businesses in making sure there are no more shutdowns of essential businesses and churches in the city .
Carter believes that violent crime, drug cartels, and human trafficking have increased in Scottsdale and plans to combat this by transferring more funds to assist law enforcement without raising taxes .
Carter considers high-rise, high-density apartment complexes unsightly and is against their development. Carter supports the preservation of Old Town’s western historic heritage by preventing teardowns – she believes it should be protected as a Historic District . Carter says she wants to “preserve [Scottsdale’s] neighborhoods from mass transit (i.e. light rail)” .
Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Shiry Sapir; Arizona State Senator Nancy Barto; former Arizona State Representative Maria Syms