About John Albers
Senate District 56
Senator John Albers, a Republican, represents the 56th District, which includes portions of Fulton and Cherokee County. He serves as chairman of State Institutions and Property and vice chairman of the Public Safety committee. He is also a member of the Finance and Economic Development committees.
Senator Albers has long been an active member of his community. His affiliations include the World Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Roswell United Methodist Church Job Networking Industry Guide, Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation Board of Directors (past chairman), Hope & Light Foundation Board of Directors, Republican Party Member (National, Georgia, Fulton & Cherokee), Awakening, Heritage Foundation Presidents Club, Scout Leader, EnAble of GA Board of Directors, Sigma Phi Epsilon KY Beta Alumni Board, National Rifle Association, Georgia Carry, Roswell Area Park (youth sports coach), Roswell Historical Society, Friends of Bullock Hall, Kiwanis and Roswell Rotary.
Senator Albers is a fourth generation firefighter serving as a volunteer in Alpharetta and member of the Georgia Firefighters Association. In 2011, Senator Albers was named Legislator of the Year by the Georgia State Firefighters Association and the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.
Senator Albers, a devout Methodist, lives in Roswell. He attended the University of Louisville and is a graduate of the Legislative Leadership Institute at the University of Georgia. When not attending to state business, Senator Albers is an executive and business owner. He and his wife, Kari of 20 years, have two sons: Will and Ryan.
State Senate district 56 is located in North Fulton and Cherokee Counties covering all of Roswell, Mountain Park and parts of the cities of: Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Milton and Woodstock.