Deal appoints Coomer as House floor leader

September 20, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal today named Rep. Christian A. Coomer (R-Cartersville) as the new state House floor leader. Coomer will join Rep. Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) and Rep. Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin) as the third administrative floor leader for Deal.

“Governor Deal is a steady, strong leader with a vision for a prosperous Georgia and it has been my honor to work with him on important legislative initiatives over the past two years,” said Coomer. “To be given the responsibility of helping move his constitutional, conservative agenda forward in the state House is an assignment I take very seriously. I look forward to doing my part to ensure Georgia remains the best place in the world to work, live and raise a family.”

Christian A. Coomer
Christian A. Coomer serves as the Representative for Georgia’s 14th State House District, which is comprised of portions of Bartow and Floyd counties. He served four years on active duty in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps before opening his own law practice in Cartersville. Coomer has served as a member of the boards for several nonprofit organizations including the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter, Adairsville Church of God and North Bartow Toys for Tots. Also, he is, or has been, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Optimists, Civitans, Exchange Club, Bartow County Bar Association, NRA, Georgia Carry, Advance Adairsville, Georgia Right to Life, Company Grade Officers Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Bartow County Republican Party and others. Coomer earned a bachelor’s degree from Lee University and a juris doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law. He and his wife, Heidi, have two sons. They reside in Cartersville.