Biographical Information

State Senator B. Lee Hawkins, D.D.S

EDUCATION
Associate Degree, Oxford College.
B.S. Degree, Emory University.
Post-Graduate, University of Georgia.
D.D.S. Degree, Emory University School of Dentistry.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1978- Present – Private Practice of General Dentistry.
Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, Associate Professor.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND OFFICES HELD
American Dental Association, Member.
ADA Delegation – 1994-2006. Chairman – 2006.
Georgia Dental Association.
Legislative Committee, Past State Chairman. 1991-1993.
Secretary/Treasurer – 1994-1999.
President – 2003.
Hall County Dental Society. Member. Past President.
Hygiene School of Gainesville College.
Past Chairman of Advisory Board
Professional and Honorary Societies:
Georgia Dental Association, Honorable Fellow.
Georgia Academy of Dental Practice, Editor.
Pierre Fauchard Academy, Section Chairman.
International College of Dentistry.
American College of Dentists.
Order of St. John.

LEGISLATIVE SERVICE
Georgia  State Senate – 2006 to 2010.
·    Chairman, State and Local Governmental Operations.
·    Vice Chairman, Reapportionment and Redistricting.
·    Vice Chairman, MARTOC (MARTA Oversight Committee.)
·    Secretary, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs.
·    Health and Human Services.
·    Natural Resources and the Environment.

HONORS
Northern District Dentist of the Year.
Emory Alumni Award for Meritorious Service
Greater Hall Chamber-Friend of Agriculture Award
2009 Legislative Service Award-Association of County Commissioners of Georgia
Legislator of the Year-Georgia Pharmacy Association
President’s Award – Georgia Free Clinic Award
Friend of Pharmacy Award
Citation by Pierre Fauchard Academy- Contributions to the Arts and Sciences.

CHURCH
St. Paul United Methodist Church of Gainesville.
Long Range Planning Committee, Past Chairman.
Board of Trustees, Past Member.
Administrative Board, Past Member.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church.. Member.

PERSONAL
Birth Date: August 22
Wife: Sharon Beltramo Hawkins
Children: Nora , Ivory Michelle , Benjamin , Elizabeth , Meredith , Jim,
Charlie

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