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Buddy CarterREPRepublican United States Representative, GA-1
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GAResidence (state)

Earl LeRoy "Buddy" Carter (born September 6, 1957) is an American pharmacist and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district since 2015. The district is based in Savannah and includes most of the state's coastal southern portion. A member of the Republican Party, Carter served as a Georgia state representative (2005–2009) and Georgia state senator (2009–2014).

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Young Harris College
associate degree
1977
Groves High School
1975
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science
1980
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Senator
Georgia State Senate
2009 - 2014
Representative
Georgia State House of Representatives
2004 - 2009
Mayor
City of Pooler
1996 - 2004
Mayor Pro Tempore
City of Pooler
1994 - 1996
Consultant Pharmacist
Omnicare
1998 - 2003
Owner
Carter's Institutional Pharmacy, Incorporated
1988 - Current
Former Pharmacist
Rupert Heller's Prescriptions
Other Experience1 - 34 of 34
Board Member
Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum
Current
Board Member
Young Harris College
Current
Chair
Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center
Current
Member
Administrative Board, Wesley Monumental Methodist Church
Current
Member
Board of Directors, West Chatham Young Men's Christian Association
Current
Member
Advisory Board, Wachovia Bank
Current
Former Chair
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Planning Commission
Former Member
Planning and Zoning Committee, City of Pooler
Member
Island Hospice Board of Directors
Member
Board of Trustees, The Coastal Bank
Member
Pooler Georgia Rotary Club
Member
Savannah Area, Effingham, and Bryan County’s Chamber of Commerce
Member
National Federation of Independent Business
Member
Georgia Farm Bureau
Member
Georgia Pharmacy Association
Member
The Academy of Independent Pharmacists
Member
National Community Pharmacists Association
Co-Chair
Community Pharmacy Caucus
Current
Former Member
Ethics Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Chair
State Institutions & Property Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation Security, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Homeland Security Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Regulated Industries & Utilities Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Health & Human Services Committee, Georgia State Senate