Next Monthly Meeting - august 14, 2017
Join the Athens-Clarke County GOP at the Country Inn and Suites on Monday, August 14 at 6:00 pm. Speakers will be the Honorable Chris Carr, Attorney General of the State of Georgia and Mr. John Watson, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party.
The Honorable Chris Carr
Attorney General of the State of Georgia
Christopher M. Carr was sworn into office as Georgia's 54th Attorney General on November 1, 2016. Carr believes there is no more solemn responsibility than to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution and laws of the State of Georgia and the interests of the people of the State of Georgia.
A graduate from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and Lumpkin School of Law, Carr is admitted to practice law in Georgia.
Chris and his wife Joan Kirchner Carr have two daughters.
Chairman, Georgia Republican Party
John was elected as Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party in June of 2017 at the State Republican Convention.
Active in Republican politics since high school as a campaign volunteer and intern, John began his political career as Finance Director for Bob Barr for Congress in 1994. A stint as District Representative for GA’s 7th Congressional District led to Watson being recruited by GAGOP Chairman Rusty Paul to be Finance Director for the GAGOP from 1995-1997.
John and his wife Kimberly, who met while working at the GA GOP office, have two teenage daughters, live and attend church in West Cobb.