Kevin (Kevin) K. Tanner (R-SH009)
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District FAX: 706.864.2409
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 614-A Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 1885
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Stacie Pickering   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Transportation
MemberJoint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia
MemberSubcommittee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on Special Rules
MemberHouse Committee on Intragovernmental Coordination
MemberHouse Committee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources and Environment
Counties Representing
Dawson / Hall / Lumpkin


Kevin has spent twenty-four years in public service. He is currently the State Representative for District 9, serving Lumpkin and parts of Dawson and Forsyth Counties. Prior to his first term as State Representative, Kevin was the Dawson County Manager where he oversaw day to day operations as the county's chief operating officer. Kevin was recognized in 2011 as the Appointed Official of the Year by Georgia's Association of County Commissioners. In 2007 Georgia Trend Magazine named Kevin one of Georgia's 40 under 40 and he has been recognized as one of Dawson County's Citizens of the Year. Kevin started his career with Dawson County as a volunteer fireman in 1989. He went to work for the Dawson Sheriff's Office in 1990 where he served in many positions including 11 years as Chief Deputy/Undersheriff, supervising all aspects of the department. A successful small business owner, Kevin owns a security company where he provides armed and unarmed security guard services to various clients. He also owns Tanco Investments, LLC, a company with residential and commercial rental property in several counties in North Georgia. Kevin received his undergraduate degree from North Georgia College and State University and earned his Masters of Public Administration from Columbus State University. In addition to his career, Kevin has been heavily involved in community and civic activities in the North Georgia area for many years. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, member of the Rainbow Children's Home Board in Dahlonega, member of the executive board of the Northeast Georgia Boy Scout Council where he currently serves as the District Fundraising Chair for Dawson, Lumpkin and Forsyth Counties, appointed by Governor Perdue to serve as the 9th Congressional District Representative on the State Board of Corrections, and is Chairman of the Lanier Technical College Board of Trustees. Kevin is a member and past President of the Dawson County Rotary Club and the past Assistant District Governor for Dawson, Lumpkin and White Counties. Kevin is a member of the Dawson and Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Dawson and Lumpkin County Republican Parties, having served a total of six years as the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Dawson County Republican Party and is a former Dawson County Chamber of Commerce Board Member. Kevin has served as the County Campaign Chair for several statewide candidates, including former Governor Sonny Perdue, and is a member of the Dawson County Steering Committee for Governor Nathan Deal's campaign. A committed family man, Kevin has been married to the former Stacie Pickering for more than fourteen years. Stacie is a second grade public school teacher, and they are the proud parents of three beautiful daughters; Kaitlyn, 11, Abbie, 9, and Chloe, 5. All three of their daughters attend public school. A man of faith, Kevin serves as the current Chairman of the Board of Deacons and adult Sunday school teacher at Bethel Baptist Church where his family has attended church for seven generations.