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Tyler HarperREPRepublican State Senator, District 7
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Years of Age
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Years of Experience
GAResidence (state)

Tyler Harper (born April 19, 1986) is an American politician who serves as the Agriculture Commissioner of Georgia since 2023. He previously served in the Georgia State Senate representing the 7th district from 2013 to 2023. While in the Senate, he served as Chairman of the Natural Resources and the Environment Committee and Vice Chairman of the Public Safety Committee. He was also a member of the Appropriations Committee and Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee. A Native of Ocilla, GA, Harper is a 7th generation South Georgia farmer who runs a peanut, cotton, beef cattle, and timber operation on the same land his family has farmed for over 125 years.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Associate of Science
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science Agricultural Engineering
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Commissioner of Agriculture
State of Georgia
2023 - Current
Senator
Georgia State Senate
2012 - 2023
Former Employee
United States Senator Saxby Chambliss
Other Experience1 - 27 of 27
Member
Alumni Board, University of Georgia Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity Alpha Eta Chapter
Current
Member
Ocilla Rotary Club
Current
Member
Georgia Young Farmer's Association
Current
Member
Satilla Baptist Church
Current
Volunteer
Alumni Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
Current
Graduated Member
Leadership Georgia
2013
Graduated Member
Georgia Legislative Leadership Institute
2013
Associate Life Membership
Peace Officer Association of Georgia
Former County Campaign Chair
Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black
Former Member
Public Affairs Committee, University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association
Former Member
Strategic Planning Committee, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Graduated Member
Georgia Academy of Economic Development
Host
Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the Georgia Capitol
Member
Georgia Law Enforcement Task Force
Secretary
Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Georgia State Senate
Current
Vice-Chair
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate
Current
Chair
Public Safety Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Higher Education, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Ben Hill-Irwin Joint Development Authority
Former Member
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Member
Georgia Governor’s Education Reform Commission
Former Member
Government Oversight Committee, Georgia State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate
Member
Retirement Committee, Georgia State Senate
Member
Compensation of Police and Sheriffs (COPS) Task Force