State Representative John Meadows is proudly serving his constituents in House District 5, covering Gordon and Murray Counties. A strong desire to be involved in the future of his community and a longing to pay them back for what they have given him and his family led him to his most recent role. He is currently serving as Chairman of the powerful Rules Committee. His other legislative services currently include membership on the Insurance,
Retirement, Governmental Affairs, Industry and Labor, and Game, Fish & Parks.
Originally from Calhoun, Georgia, Meadows went on to attend West Georgia College.
Prior to his lawmaking duties on the House Floor, he served as the Mayor of Calhoun for 13 years as well as a member of the Calhoun City Council for 3 years. Meadows is currently employed as an Insurance Salesman at Northwest Georgia Benefits.
His community and civic involvement include membership in the Society of CLU CUFC and NAIFR. He served as the President of the Georgia Municipal Association from 1995-1996 and proudly served in the United States Marine Corp.
The avid golfer and his wife Marie are the proud parents of two children, B.J. and Missy, and grandfather of three boys – Will, Patrick, and Max.