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Ronnie Chance, Chairman, Economic Development Committee, Georgia State Senate

Senator Ronnie Chance, a Republican, was first elected to the state Senate from Georgia’s 16th District in 2004. He represents Lamar, Pike and parts of Fayette, Monroe and Spalding counties.

Until 2010, he served as the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, which combines ways and means, tax and appropriations legislative activity. He serves on the Higher Education, Banking and Financial Institutions, Ethics and Finance Committees in addition to serving as Chairman of the Economic Development Committee.  Senator Chance also serves on Georgia’s Workforce Investment Board. He is currently the third-ranking officer in Senate leadership.

Sen. Chance is active in the community, serving on the boards of the Flint River Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Joseph Sams School, Cochran Mill Nature Center and the Fayette County Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Sen. Chance is a graduate of Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing.


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