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Mark Williams
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Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources
Incumbent
In office
December 9, 2010 - Present
Years in position 4
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$141,103
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 2010
Appointed byGovernor Sonny Perdue
Campaign $$222,625
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives, District 178
2007-2010
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia College
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army Reserve
Personal
ProfessionReal estate broker
Websites
Office website
Mark Williams is the current Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources. He was appointed to the office by the Georgia Board of Natural Resources and confirmed by Governor Sonny Perdue on December 9, 2010.

Previously, Williams was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 178th District from 2007-2010.

Biography

Williams is a director of Prime South Bank, past president of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, and past president of the Rotary Club. He is a former high school teacher and football coach and owns Harris Real Estate in Jesup, GA. Williams also served as a First Lieutenant in the Army National Guard. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Georgia College.[1][2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in biology - Georgia College

Political career

Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources (2010-present)

Williams was appointed by the Board of Natural Resources on December 8, 2010[3], and confirmed by Governor Sonny Perdue the next day.

Williams is a director of Prime South Bank, past president of the Wyne County Chamber of Commerce, and past president of the Rotary Club. He is a former high school teacher and football coach and owns Harris Real Estate in Jesup, GA. Williams also served in the Army National Guard. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Georgia College and State University.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives (2007-2010)

Williams served as a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 178th District from 2007 until his appointment to the state executive post of natural resources commissioner in December, 2007. He was first elected in 2006 and subsequently won election in 2008 and 2010.

Committee assignments

Elections & Appointments

2010

Williams was appointed to his current post, Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources, in December of 2010. He was selected by the Georgia Board of Natural Resources and confirmed by Governor Sonny Perdue. He had to resign his seat in the state House upon taking office as commissioner on December 9, 2010.

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Williams ran for re-election to the 178th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary or in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 178 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Williams (R) 9,681 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Williams was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 178. Williams (R) ran unopposed and finished with 15,312 votes.[6] Williams raised $13,550 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 178
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Williams (R) 15,312

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Williams is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Williams raised a total of $222,625 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[8]

Mark Williams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House District 96 Defeated $83,900
2010 Georgia State House District 178 Won $27,550
2008 Georgia State House District 178 Won $13,550
2006 Georgia State House District 178 Won $97,625
Grand Total Raised $222,625

2008

In 2008, Williams collected $13,550 in campaign contributions.[9] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $2,000
Joe Harris, Jr. $1,000
Dr. William Clark $1,000
QC Holdings $1,000
The Jones Company $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 178
2007–2010
Succeeded by
Chad Nimmer
Preceded by
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Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources
2010-present
Succeeded by
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