Senator Frank Ginn was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. Senator Ginn is a Republican representing the 47th District, which stretches across Barrow, Jackson, Clarke and Madison Counties. Frank followed the family tradition and graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering in 1985. Go DAWGS! Following both of his parents’ career paths, he started working in the electric utility industry. He began as an engineer for the consumer owned cooperative, Jackson EMC. He left Jackson EMC as the Director of Member Services to learn more about the natural gas and other utilities as the City Manager/Treasurer for the City of Royston. Eventually, Sen. Ginn migrated to the City of Sugar Hill in Gwinnett County to serve as their manager.
In 2000, the citizens of Franklin County voted to change to the county manager form of government. Frank was selected to serve as the first county manager. He was employed with Franklin County up until he was sworn in. Senator Ginn serves as chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee and vice chair of the Senate Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee. He also serves on the Senate Higher Education Committee, Senate Transportation Committee, and Senate Appropriations Committee. Frank and his wife, Robin, live and work on their family farm in Madison County. Other than raising their daughter, Catherine, they raise livestock and grow timber and hay. Senator Ginn considers it a great honor to represent the Citizens in the 47th District and to serve the people of Georgia.