Jeff Mullis


Jeff Mullis

Infobox_State_Senator
name=Jeff Mullis


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state_senate=Georgia
state=Georgia
district=53rd
term_start=January 8, 2001
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succeeded= Incumbent
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spouse= Teresa
children= Three
profession=Fire Chief, Walker County Fire and Rescue; Community Planner, Walker County, GA
religion=Baptist
party=Republican

Jeff Mullis is a state senator of the Republican Party representing the 53rd district in the Georgia State Senate. First elected in 2000, he is in his fourth term in the Georgia General Assembly.

Mullis is from Chickamauga. He currently serves as Walker County's planning director and volunteer fire chief. He and his wife, Teresa, have three children.

Legislative service

Mullis has served in the following Georgia General Assemblies:
*146th
*147th
*148th
*149th

Positions held

Current Georgia State Senate positions

* Committees
** Transportation Committee — Chairman
** State and Local Government Operations Committee — Vice-chairman
** Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee — Vice-chairman
** Economic Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee — Chairman

* Caucuses
** Republican Caucus — Vice-chairman
** Sportsman’s Caucus — Co-chairman

Previous positions

* Georgia State Senate
** Economic Development Committee — Chairman

* Special committee appointments by Governor Sonny Perdue
** 2004 G-8 Summit Committee
** Tourism Foundation Committee

* Appointments by the Senate Committee on Assignments
** National Economic Development and Commerce Committee
** Council on State Government for Economic Development and International Trade
** Senate Music Industry Committee
** Senate Security for State and County Buildings Study Committee

Awards and recognition

* Legislative Service Award for 2002, 2003 and 2005 by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG)
* Award for work on motorcyclists' issues given by the American Bikers Aimed Towards Education (ABATE)
* Brotherton Award, given locally for protecting heritage
* Metropolitan Fire Chief's Award for work on public safety and firefighters' issues
* Recognized as one of Georgia's 25 most influential leaders for 2006 by "James" magazine

ources

* [http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2007_08/senate/district53.htm Mullis's official State Senate web page]
* [http://www.legis.state.ga.us/cgi-bin/peo_detail.pl?Leg=gass53 Mullis's official biography]
* [http://www.jeffmullis.com/ Mullis's official campaign website]


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