Butch (Butch) Miller (R-49)

State Butch Miller

Butch (Butch) Miller (R-49)
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Capitol: 404.656.6578
FAX: 404.656.5043
District: 770.800.5589
Georgia State Senate
Room 321 State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
2420 Browns Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30504
Residence:Gainesville, GA

Committee Assignments


Senator Butch Miller was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010 to represent the 49th Senate District, which is comprised of the majority of Hall County. On Monday, January 8, 2018, Sen. Miller was nominated and elected by his colleagues to server as Senate President Pro Tempore. The Senate President Pro Tempore presides over the Georgia Senate when the President of the Senate is absent and is in charge of managing the administrative duties for the senate. In addition to his duties as Senate President Pro Tempore, Sen. Miller serves as chairman of the Administrative Affairs Committee and as a member of the Senate Appropriations, Assignments, Banking and Financial Institutions, Ethics, MARTOC, Regulated Industries and Utilities and Rules Committees. He also serves as an Ex-Officio on the Government Oversight Committee. He is also a member of the joint Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Overview Committee (MARTOC) and the Chairman of Georgia World Congress Center Authority Oversight Committee. Sen. Miller brings leadership experience to his Senate seat. He is a former chairman of the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association's board of directors and of the National Automobile Dealers Association 20 Group. He is also past chair of the North Georgia Honda Dealers' board of directors and the Georgia Baptist Children's Home board of directors, and a former president of the North Georgia Honda Dealers. Sen. Miller has served on the American Honda Motor Company National Dealers advisory board, as well as on the boards of Challenged Child and Friends, Hall County Parks and Leisure, Field of Dreams, and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. He is an active participant in the community, including the Gainesville Rotary, Meals on Wheels, Relay for Life, Eagle Ranch, Hall County YMCA, Edmondson-Telford Center for Children, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Foundation, United Way, and as a school council board member and partner in education with numerous schools. Sen. Miller has been honored with several awards and recognitions, including Georgia Automobile Dealers Association Distinguished Director, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Silver Shovel Award, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, Georgia Rotary Four-Way Test Award, Georgia Rotary Student Program Will Watt Fellow, and the North Georgia College and State University Young Alumnus Award. Senator Butch Miller Senate District 49 A Buford native, Sen. Miller joined the team of veteran auto dealer Milton Martin in 1993. In 1997, Sen. Miller and Jim Foote acquired the dealer's Honda franchise. Under their leadership, Milton Martin Honda has become one of the leading dealerships in Georgia. Sen. Miller is married to the former Teresa Carey, daughter of Jack and Joyce Carey. She is a graduate of Gainesville High School and the University of Georgia. The Millers were blessed with three sons- Cole, Carey and Charlie. Cole, who suffered from Cerebral Palsy, passed away in 2001. Carey is a graduate of the University of Georgia and UGA Law School. He is married to the former Jessica Young. Charlie is in his final year at Kennesaw State University. Sen. Miller is the son of Mrs. Mac Miller and the late Dr. Cecil L. Miller, who practiced family medicine in Buford for half a century. The Millers attend Lakewood Baptist Church, where Sen. Miller has served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Teresa Carey   
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