Senator Mike Dugan, a Republican, was elected to the State Senate for Georgia’s 30th District in early 2013. Sen. Dugan represents portions of Carroll, Douglas and Paulding counties. Dugan currently serves as the Majority Leader for the Georgia State Senate.
Prior to being elected Senator, Sen. Dugan was President of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club, served on the Executive Board of the Carrollton Housing Authority and West Georgia Athletic Foundation Executive Committee.
Sen. Dugan enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating from college the first time. He was later commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry. He became an Army Ranger and a Master Paratrooper and is proud to have spent more than 20 years in the Army before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2008. During his career, he deployed to more than 32 countries, including hostile fire/combat deployments in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Sen. Dugan is now a local contractor at the Carrollton branch of RA-LIN and Associates. RA-LIN maintains a reputation as one of the most respected providers of construction services in the Southeast.
Sen. Dugan attended Bowdon High School, where he played football and ran track. He graduated from the University of West Georgia (UWG) with a Bachelors Degree in History. He also earned a Masters Degree in Organizational Development from UWG.
He is married to Missy and they have two children; daughter, Meghan and son, Beau. The Dugans are members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Carrollton.