Senator John Albers


Senator John Albers represents the 56th District, which includes portions of Fulton and Cherokee County. He serves as chairman of the Public Safety committee and the vice chairman of the Regulated Industry and Finance committees. He is also a member of the Rules, Appropriations,  Veterans, Military and Homeland Security,  and State & Local Government Operations committees. Senator Albers is a member of the Senate leadership serving as the Chief Deputy Whip and serves as the chairman of the Atlanta-Fulton County Delegation.

Senator Albers has long been an active member of his community.  His affiliations include the Board of Directors for: World Chamber of Commerce, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation (past chairman), Roswell Fire & Police Foundation, Chamberlain Nursing College,  MediStreams, Saratoga Holdings, Concord , Ownersite, GreenPrint, Gilsbar Holdings and Tony Nobis Foundation.

Senator Albers is proud Republican Party member, RUMC Job Networking Industry Guide, Scout Leader, Georgia Carry, Roswell Area Park (youth sports coach), Roswell Historical Society, Friends of Bullock Hall, Kiwanis, Roswell Rotary, US Air Force Civil Air Patrol and the Roswell Sons of the American Legion.

Senator Albers is a fourth generation firefighter serving as a volunteer in Alpharetta and member of the Georgia Firefighters Association. In 2011, 2013 and 2017, Senator Albers was named Legislator of the Year by the Georgia State Firefighters Association and the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs. In 2018 & 2020 Senator Albers was recognized for outstanding service by the Georgia Association of Police Chiefs. In 2018 & 2020 Senator Albers was recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) as well as a "Champion of Georgia's Cities" by the Georgia Municipal Association. In 2020, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) honored Senator Albers with the Legislative Services Award.

Senator Albers earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Louisville. Albers also graduated from the University of Georgia, Legislative Leadership Institute and the Cybersecurity program at Harvard University. When not attending to state business, Senator Albers is an executive, business owner and entrepreneur. He and his wife, Kari of 28 years, have two sons and are members of Roswell United Methodist Church.

What People Say About John

My Pledge to You

I pledge to support the people of district 56 and the state of Georgia.

I pledge to provide open, honest and transparent government.

I pledge to work tirelessly to preserve conservative principles.

I pledge to encourage economic growth and jobs.

I pledge to support our children and education.

I pledge to protect and support life.

I pledge to support those who protect us.

I pledge to be accessible to you.

I pledge to be accountable.

I pledge to allow my faith and principles to guide my decisions.