Georgia House of Representatives
Representative Kermit Bates (D-179)

Legislative Office Building / Room 401 / Atlanta , GA 30334
P.O. Box 915 / Bainbridge , GA 31717-0915
Capitol: (404) 656-0152 ... District: (912) 246-0711 ... Fax: (912) 246-4510
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Committee Assignments (Top of Page)

Member GaH - Banks & Banking (B&B)
Member GaH - State Institutions and Property (SI&P)
Vice-Chairman GaH - State Planning and Community Affairs (SPCA)

Counties Represented (Top of Page)

  1. Decatur County, GA
  2. Grady County, GA
  3. Thomas County, GA

Biographical Information (Top of Page)

Construction Consultant
Founder, former chairman and president of Bates & Associates
Attended University of Georgia, majored in business administration
Served in the Army Reserves

Community and Civic Groups
Bainbridge College Foundation, trustee and past chairman
Bainbridge College Vo-Tech Division, former advisory board member
Bainbridge Country Club, past president
Bainbridge Jaycees, past president
Bainbridge Little Theatre, patron
Bainbridge Memorial Hospital Foundation, trustee
Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, former director
Bainbridge-Decatur County Development Authority, member and former
Decatur County Historical Society, member
Georgia Economic Developers Association, member
First State Bank & Trust of Bainbridge, director
Rotary Club, member
State Chamber of Commerce, director
Suwanee River Area Council of the Boy Scouts, former director

Political History
1989 Elected to the Georgia State House of Representatives

Family Details
Married to the former Sally Peck Hawkins
Two children - Elise Brock and Ben Robuck

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