Jeff Mullis

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Jeff Mullis
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Member of the Georgia Senate
from the 53rd district
Assumed office
January 8, 2001
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Teresa
Children Three
Profession (Economic Developer)Northwest Georgia[Former Fire Chief City of Chickamauga); Community Planner, Walker County, GA
Committees Rules - Chairman (Georgia Senate) Appropriations
Banking and Financial Institutions Economic Development Committee
Religion Baptist

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 fifth term in the Georgia General Assembly. Mullis has been chosen by James Magazine as one of the 25 most influential Political Figures in Georgia for the fourth year in a row and was recognized this year by Georgia Trend as one of the 100 most influential people in Georgia.

Mullis is from Chickamauga. He currently serves as the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority Executive Director (NWGAJDA.COM)and the Top of Georgia Economic Development Chairman. He is married to Teresa Nichols, and has three children, Amanda, Emily, and Gregg and one grand daughter Kierstin.[1][2][3]

Legislative service[edit]

Mullis has served in the following Georgia General Assemblies:

Positions held[edit]

Current Georgia State Senate positions[edit]

Previous positions[edit]

  • Georgia State Senate
    • Economic Development Committee
    • Transportation - Chairman
    • Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee – Vice-chairman
    • Economic Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee member
    • Appropriations sub-committee Chairman of Transportation
  • Special committee appointments by Governor Sonny Perdue
  • 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 – Chairman
    • Senate Security for State and County Buildings Study Committee

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Legislative Service Award for 2002, 2003 and 2005 by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG)
  • Champion of Georgia Cities award by Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)
  • 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
  • Recognized as one of Georgia's 100 most influential Georgians for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 by "Georgia Trend"
  • Recipient of the Zell Miller Public Political Leadership Award by the Georgia Economic Development Association (GEDA)
  • Walker County Citizen of the Year - 2012 (Walker Chamber of Commerce)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mullis's official State Senate web page. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  2. ^ Mullis's official biography. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Mullis's official campaign website. Retrieved June 15, 2013.

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