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About Benny

  • Married his high school sweetheart, Karen 49 years ago, they have three adult daughters and four grandchildren. 
  • The Carters have lived in the Sutallee community for the past 19 years. 
  • Active members of Canton First Baptist Church
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee
  • Recently retired from a 34-year career in management with the Kroger Company

Community Involvement and Volunteer Activities

  • Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, active member since 1997.

            Graduate of Leadership Cherokee 1999

            Steering Committee Leadership Cherokee 2002, 2004, 2009-2010

            Chairman’s Council, Board of Directors 2004-2006

            Volunteer of the Year 2007

            Past Cherokee representative on the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board - 2010 to 2014

            Past Chairman of the Workforce Development Council, served as Chairman for the last eight years

  • Current Chairman Cherokee County Volunteer Aging Council, board member since 2004, served as Board Chairman for several terms

  • Cherokee County YMCA – Current board member, past board Chairman

  • Cherokee Give a Kid a Chance – past Leadership team

  • Cherokee County Drug Accountability Court/Treatment Accountability Court – currently serves on the advisory board

  • Cherokee County Republican Party – Member

  • Cherokee County Republican Women’s Group – Associate member

Public Service

Elected in a Special Election held in April of 2019, and he has served as the County Commissioner for District 3 since May of 2019.


 


 


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