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  Jamieson, Jeanette
NameJeanette Jamieson
Toccoa, Georgia , United States
Born November 28, 1941 (78 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Jul 15, 2008 10:54pm
InfoBorn November 28, 1941 in Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Three Children - Renee, Michelle and Clay and Three Grandchildren - Will, Corie and Tia
Member of the Rock Creek Baptist Church in Toccoa, Georgia
Stephens County High School
Attended North Georgia Tech; Income Tax School - Athens; Continuing Education - University of Georgia; Received Certificate from Income Tax School and Certificates from Annual Continuing Education Classes at the Univeristy of Georgia
Public Office

Elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1984 - now serving 19th consecutive year.
1979-1984 County Commissioner, Stephens County, Georgia
Member of the Appropriations Committee, Ways & Means Committee and Education Committee
Previously Secretary of the Agriculture Committee; Vice Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee and Chairman of the Education Committee
Community Involvement

Previous participant in the "Leadership Georgia" Program
President of the Georgia Resources Conservation and Development Council
Invited to receive the "President's Award for Innovative Government" from President George E. Bush in recognition of her role in Rural Development
Legislator of the Year for her work on behalf of the Mentally Ill and Mentally and Physically handicapped
Nominated for the Chevron Awards Program which recognizes volunteers who contribute time and effort to rural development programs
Received a one-time award from the United State Department of Agriculture for leadership throughout the United States in development of a rural fire protection program
In acknowledgement of her contribution to transportation and to her district, the Georgia Department of Transportation Board of Directors named the Intersection of Highway 123 and Highway 365 as the "Jeanette Jamieson Intersection"
Named Citizen of the Year by the North Georgia Realtor's Association of Stephens County
Named Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association
Invited to participate in the National Leadership Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Counsel
First Woman in the State's history to be elected as President of the Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors
Consistently recognized by the Association of County Commissioners and the Georgia Municipal Association for her work on behalf of local tax relief, unfunded mandates and local governments
Named the number one major "Mover and Shaker" for Toccoa and Stephens County for three years and as such became the first member of that Hall of Fame
Recognition from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Georgia Citizens for the Arts, and the Georgia Association of Public Accountants
First woman to serve as a Governor's Floor Leader, First woman elected to the Georgia General Assembly from the Ninth Congressional District and the first woman chairman of a major House Committee
February 20, 2002 won the Tom Murphy State Service Award which recognized her outstanding record established during her eighteen years in the Georgia House
Received the Conservation Government Award for 2002
Received Professional Association of Georgia Education Legislator of the Year Award June 29, 2002
Received National Association of RC&D Award recognizing her as Council Member of the Year 2002
Recognized 2003 by the SE Region of the USDA for twenty years of effor ton behalf of rural America


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  11/07/2006 GA State House 028 Won 52.69% (+5.38%)
  07/18/2006 GA State House 028- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 GA House 028 Won 53.96% (+7.92%)
  11/05/2002 GA State House 022 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 GA State House 022 Won 62.90% (+25.79%)
  11/03/1998 GA State House 022 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 GA State House 022 Won 63.82% (+27.63%)
  11/08/1994 GA State House 022 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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GA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D John Edwards