Renee (Renee) S. Unterman (R-SS45)
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Georgia State Senate
Room 121-G State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 508
Buford, GA 30519
Elected: 2002    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Phil   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Science and Technology
ChairmanSubcommittee on Human Development and Public Health
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Community Health
MemberSubcommittee on Healthcare Delivery and Access
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Insurance and Labor
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing


Senator Renee Unterman represents District 45, part of Gwinnett County, in the Georgia Senate. She is Chairman of Health and Human Services and Vice Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. She is a member of the Administrative Affairs, Assignments, Insurance and Labor and Rules committees and serves as an Ex-Officio on the Regulated Industries and Utilities and Finance committees.

During her tenure in the Senate, Sen. Unterman has concentrated on healthcare policy, serving seniors and children, as well as disadvantaged Georgians. In 2016, she passed legislation placing a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot to create the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund, which passed with more than 83 percent of ballots cast.

Sen. Unterman grew up in Gwinnett County and graduated from Berkmar High School. She holds a degree in nursing from Georgia State University and trained at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. She also has a degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. After graduation, she worked as an emergency room and critical care nurse.

Senator Unterman previously served on the Gwinnett County Commission, as Mayor of Loganville and in the State House. In 2002, she was elected to the Senate. She and her husband Phil live in Buford.