Mitch Carmichael

Mitch Carmichael REPRepublican

American politician

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Mitch CarmichaelREPRepublican American politician
62
Years of Age
17
Years of Experience
WVResidence (state)

Mitchell Carmichael (born April 15, 1960) is an American politician. He is a former Republican member of the West Virginia Senate representing District 4 from 2012 until his defeat in 2020. Prior to his service in the Senate, Carmichael served in the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 12 from 2000 through 2012. Carmichael was also a candidate for Governor of West Virginia in the 2011 West Virginia gubernatorial special election. As President of the state Senate from January 2017 to January 2021, he held the title Lieutenant Governor of West Virginia. After his defeat in 2020, Governor Jim Justice appointed Carmichael as West Virginia's economic development director.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Marshall University
BBA Economics
1983
Marshall University
BBA Finance
1983
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
West Virginia State Senate
2012 - 2021
Majority Leader
West Virginia State Senate
2015 - 2017
Delegate
West Virginia State House of Delegates
2000 - 2012
Former President
West Virginia State Senate
Business Development Manager
CityNet
2010 - Current
Computer Systems Analyst
National Cash Register Corporation
1983 - 2010
Sales Director
National Cash Register Corporation
1983 - 2010
Computer Sales
Bisys
Other Experience1 - 19 of 19
Board Member
Jackson General Hospital Foundation
2001 - Current
Laity Leader
Epworth United Methodist Church
1996
Chair
Republican Caucus
2001 - Current
Former Chair
Post Audits Subcommittee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Interstate Cooperation, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Government and Finance, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Commission on Special Investigations, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Education Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Education Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Post Audits, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Technology Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Judiciary Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Banking and Insurance Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Infrastructure Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Finance Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Children and Families Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Finance Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Rules Committee, West Virginia State Senate