BioSenator Chuck Hufstetler, a Republican, was elected to the State Senate for Georgia’s 52nd District in 2012. Sen. Hufstetler represents Floyd County along with portions of Bartow, Chattooga and Gordon counties.
Sen. Hufstetler is the Vice-Chairman of the State and Local Government Committee and a member of the Education and Youth, Health and Human Services and Science and Technology committees.
Sen. Hufstetler was elected to the Floyd County Board of Commissioners in 1998. As Commissioner, Hufstetler led the way to cut taxes six times, trimmed the waste of the government by analyzing every expenditure of each depart-ment and eliminated the debt for the first time in modern history of the county. He was re-elected in 2002 and elect-ed as Chairman in 2003 and 2004.
Professionally, Sen. Hufstetler worked fourteen years as a corporate manager for Welch Foods and Earthgrain. In 1994, he returned to Rome to buy a long-time Floyd County establishment, Paul’s Oyster Bar in the Coosa area.
In 2006, Sen. Hufstetler pursued a life-long passion by en-rolling in Emory School of Medicine to become an anesthe-tist. After graduating, he began providing anesthesia to patients at Redmond Regional Hospital where he currently still works.
Chuck is a 1974 graduate of East Rome High School. He has a double major in Biology and Psychology from the Univer-sity of Georgia, a degree from the American Institute of Baking, and a Masters in Medical Science in Anesthesiology from the Emory School of Medicine.
Chuck is married to the former Joan Bojo and together they have three children- Caleb, a MBA student at Berry College and manager of the family restaurant; Schell, a doctoral student at Georgia State University in Developmental Psy-chology; and, Rebeckah, a student at Rome Middle School.
The Hufstetler’s are members of Seven Hills Presbyterian Church in Rome.
-January 2013, Senate Press Office