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Craig BlairREPRepublican State Senator, District 15
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WVResidence (state)

Craig Philip Blair (born October 17, 1959) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia Senate representing District 15 since January 12, 2013. Blair served non-consecutively in the West Virginia Legislature from January 2003 until January 2011 in the West Virginia House of Delegates in the District 52 seat. Blair is also the father of former WV Delegate Saira Blair. As President of the state Senate, Blair has held the title Lieutenant Governor of West Virginia since January 2021.

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Education10 - 10 of 8
Ozone Technologies, Water Quality Association, International
Attended
1999
Water Filtration, Water Quality Association, International
Attended
1999
Reverse Osmosis Technologies , Water Quality Association, International
Attended
1996
Water Disinfection, Water Quality Association, International
Attended
1996
Water Treatment Specialist, Water Quality Association, International
Attended
1993
James Rumsey Technical Institute
Attended Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
1987 - 1988
James Rumsey Technical Institute
Attended Machine Trades
1982 - 1984
James Rumsey Technical Institute
Attended Residential and Industrial Electricity
1976
Past Positions1 - 13 of 13
Member
West Virginia Citizens Defense League
Current
President
West Virginia State Senate
2021 - Current
Senator
West Virginia State Senate
2012 - Current
Delegate
West Virginia State House of Delegates
2003 - 2010
Former Majority Whip
West Virginia State Senate
Plant Engineer
Cassco Ice and Reddy Ice
1986 - 2003
Certified Water Specialist
V, Water Quality Association
1993 - Current
Owner
Sunset Water Services
1989 - Current
President
Sunset Water Services
1989 - Current
Farmer
Rosemary Orchard
1978 - 1986
Salesman
Montgomery Wards
1977 - 1978
Cook
Kentucky Fried Chicken
1976 - 1977
Master Electrician
Other Experience1 - 46 of 46
Member
West Virginia Civil Air Patrol
2003 - 2010
Member
Building a Better Eastern Panhandle
2007 - Current
Member
Berkeley Community Pride
2003 - 2007
Member
Eastern Panhandle Homebuilders Association
1990 - 2007
Member
National Rifle Association
2002 - Current
Member
Berkeley County Republican Club
Member
Morgan County Republican Club
Member
Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce
Member
Eastern Panhandle Business Association
Member
Republican National Committee
Member
Joint Commission on Economic Development
2007 - 2010
Member
Joint Standing Committee of Finance
2007 - 2010
Member
Commission on Interstate Cooperation
2005 - 2010
Member
Finance Committee
2007 - 2010
Member
Berkeley County Republican Executive Committee
2005 - 2010
Member
Constitutional Revision Committee
2003 - 2010
Member
Republican Solutions Committee
2008 - 2010
Member
West Virginia Grand Old Party (GOP) Steering Committee
2007 - 2010
Member
Ex-Officio, Joint Committee on Government Operations
2007 - 2010
Member
Ex-Officio, Legislative Oversight Commission on Workforce Investment for Economic Development
2007 - 2010
Minority-Chairman
Economic Development & Small Business Committee
2005 - 2010
Chairman
Berkeley County Republican Executive Committee
2007
Member
Government Organization Committee
2003 - 2007
Member
Joint Committee on Government Operations
2003 - 2007
Member
Roads & Transportation Committee
2003 - 2004
Former Chair
Finance Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Chair
Government Organization Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Chair
Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Technology Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Children and Families Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Council of Finance and Administration, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Labor and Worker Safety Issues-Interim Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Energy Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Finance Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Government Operations Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Infrastructure Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Labor Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Economic Development Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Workforce Investment for Economic Development, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Banking and Insurance Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Confirmations Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Economic Development Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Energy, Industry and Mining Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Select Committee on Tax Reform, West Virginia State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Education Committee, West Virginia State Senate