The Honorable Doug Collins

Chair, AFPI Georgia

A native of Gainesville, Georgia, Doug Collins saw public service modeled by his father, a Georgia State Trooper, and mother, who provided care to local senior citizens. Doug earned a degree in political science and criminal justice from the University of North Georgia. 

Doug earned his master’s degree in divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and his community roots only deepened in the eleven years that he pastored Chicopee Baptist Church. In 2006, the people of Georgia’s 27th State House District elected Doug to represent them. During his first term in the state legislature, Doug graduated from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and established his own legal practice.

As a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain, Doug has ministered to our country's military since 2002. He completed a 2008-2009 deployment to Iraq while stationed at Balad Air Force Base. As a Colonel, Doug remains active in the Air Force Reserve. 

Doug has served as a U.S. Representative for Georgia's Ninth Congressional District since 2013. While Doug is a public servant, attorney, and practicing military chaplain, he remains foremost a husband to Lisa and father to daughter Jordan and sons Copelan and Cameron. Lisa is a lifelong educator in Georgia’s public schools, and together she and Doug are actively involved at Lakewood Baptist Church. 

In the 116th Congress, Doug served as Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. In this role, Doug lead his Republican colleagues on a wide breadth of issues within the Committee’s purview, which included fighting to uphold and safeguard the Second Amendment, protecting the lives of unborn children, defending religious liberty, and overseeing our law enforcement agencies. 

Doug is also the author of, The Clock and The Calendar, which offers an insider perspective on the first impeachment of Donald Trump. Doug is also the host of The Doug Collins Podcast and is seen often on Fox News, Newsmax and media outlets all over the country fighting for our conservative values.

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