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Rick AllenREPRepublican United States Representative, GA-12
71
Years of Age
8
Years of Experience
GAResidence (state)

Richard Wayne Allen (born November 7, 1951) is an American politician who has served as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 12th congressional district since 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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Campaign Funding

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$1,122,559
Total Raised
$1,147,197
Total Spent
$80,758
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Auburn University
Bachelor of Science
1973
Evans High School
1969
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Founder
R.W. Allen & Associates
Current
Other Experience1 - 54 of 54
Advisory Board Member
Elliott Davis, Accountants and Business Advisors
Current
Board Member
Lead Like Jesus
Current
Member
Advisory Board, Accountants and Business Advisors
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Augusta Tomorrow
Current
Member
Christian Businessmen’s Committee of Augusta
Current
Member
Associated General Contractors of America
Current
Member
Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Trinity-On-The-Hill United Methodist Church
Current
Member
Exchange Club of Augusta, Georgia
Current
Scoring Committee Chair
Junior Invitational, Incorporated
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Fore! Augusta Foundation
2011 - Current
Chair
Trinity-On-The-Hill United Methodist Church Pastor-Parish Relations Committee
1984
Board Member
Augusta Downtown Development Authority
2010 - Current
Chair
World President’s Organization 2010 Christian Leadership Conference
2010
Vice President
Associated General Contractors of America
1990 - 2010
Chair
Tocqueville Society United Way of the CSRA
2009 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Augusta Tomorrow, Incorporated
2009 - Current
Vice President
Board of Directors, Augusta-Harrisburg Fuller Center for Housing, Incorporated
2009 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Georgia Bank & Trust
2007 - Current
President
Board of Directors, Associated General Contractors of America
2006 - 2007
Member
University of Georgia Parents Council
2004 - 2006
Member
Board of Directors, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital
2000 - 2006
Member
World President’s Organization
2002 - Current
Chair
Board of Directors, Saint Joseph Hospital
1991 - 2002
Member
Board of Directors, Saint John Towers
1996 - 2002
Member
Young President’s Organization
1990 - 2002
Trustee
Augusta State University Foundation
1994 - 2002
Chair
Committee of Church Extensions for the North Georgia Conference, United Methodist Church
1980 - 2000
Member
Wake Forest University Parents Council
1997 - 2000
Member
Board of Directors, Bank of America
1982 - 2000
Member
Board of Directors, United Way of the CSRA
1997 - 2000
Vice Chair
Trinity-On-The-Hill United Methodist Church Board of Trustees
1996 - 2000
Chair
Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
1980 - 1994
Chair
Building Committee of Episcopal Day School
1992 - 1994
Member
Building Committee, Episcopal Day School
1992 - 1994
Chair
Economic Development Committee of Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
1991 - 1993
Chair
Board of Directors, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
1991 - 1992
Chair
Mayor’s Commission on Significant Architectural Restoration for the City of Augusta
1986 - 1990
Chair
Mayor’s Commission on Significant Architectural Restoration
1986 - 1990
Member
Red Carpet Committee Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
1990
Coach
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Augusta
1985 - 1988
Member
Board of Directors, Augusta Symphony League
1984 - 1986
Chair
Augusta Easter Seal Society Board
1984 - 1985
Member
Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Augusta Chapter
1984 - 1985
Chair
Trinity-On-The-Hill United Methodist Church Communications Committee
1984
Chair
President’s Club Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
1984
Member
United Way Budget Review Committee
1978 - 1983
Member
Board of Directors, Augusta Opera
1981
Participant
Leadership Augusta
1980
Former Chair
Governmental Affairs Committee Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce
Member
Associated General Contractors of America Membership and Legislative Committees
Current
Former Member
Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, United States House of Representatives