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Buddy Carter's Biography

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 1, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (GA) - District 1

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Post Office Box 10570
Savannah, GA 31412
Phone: 912-495-5599
Phone: 912-344-5510

6602 Abercorn Street, Suite 105B
Savannah, GA 31405

1510 Newcastle Street, Suite 200
Brunswick, GA 31520

2432 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Earl 'Buddy' L. Carter

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Amy; 3 Children: Barrett, Joel, Travis

Birth Date:

09/06/1957

Birth Place:

Port Wentworth, GA

Home City:

Pooler, GA

Religion:

Methodist

BS, Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, 1980

AS, Young Harris College, 1977

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2014-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Georgia, District 1, 2018, 2020

Senator, Georgia State Senate, District 1, 2009-2014

Representative, Georgia State House of Representatives, District 159, 2004-2009

Mayor, City of Pooler, 1996-2004

Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Pooler, 1994-1996

Co-Chair, Community Pharmacy Caucus, present

Former Member, Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Ethics Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Vice Chair, Health & Human Services Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Member, Homeland Security Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Regulated Industries & Utilities Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Chair, State Institutions & Property Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, United States House of Representatives

Owner/Pharmacist, Carter's Institutional Pharmacy, Incorporated, 1988-present

Former Pharmacist/Pharmacy Manager, Rupert Heller's Prescriptions

Consultant Pharmacist, Omnicare, 1998-2003

Member, Administrative Board, Wesley Monumental Methodist Church, present

Member, Advisory Board, Wachovia Bank, present

Member, Board of Directors, West Chatham Young Men's Christian Association, present

Chair, Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center, present

Board Member, Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum, present

Board Member, Young Harris College, present

Member, Board of Trustees, The Coastal Bank

Member, Georgia Farm Bureau

Member, Georgia Pharmacy Association

Member, Island Hospice Board of Directors

Member, National Community Pharmacists Association

Member, National Federation of Independent Business

Former Member/Chair, Planning and Zoning Committee, City of Pooler

Member, Pooler Georgia Rotary Club

Member, Savannah Area, Effingham, and Bryan County’s Chamber of Commerce

Former Chair, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Planning Commission

Member, The Academy of Independent Pharmacists

Awards:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce's "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
Champion of Healthcare Innovation
Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award
American Conservative Union's "Conservative Excellence" Award
International Foodservice Distributors Association's "Thomas Jefferson" Award
American Optometric Association's "Healthcare Leadership" Award
National Retail Federation's "Hero of Main Street" Award

Number of Grandchildren:

3

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