Bud Owens

Profile Updated: February 10, 2011
Residing In: Calhoun, GA USA
Spouse/Partner: Vicki McGill Owens
Occupation: Healthcare Administration - Floyd Medical Center
Children: Leah Owens Honea, born 1982 and resides in Rome Ga - married to David Honea, Head Baseball Coach at More…Armuchee High - 2 children
Josh Owens, born 1988 and is a college student
Jenni Owens, born 1995 and is a sophomore at Calhoun High School
Yes! Attending Reunion

Staying busy working, enjoying my family and trying to make a difference.
Our life on earth is short. I wasted much of mine while in high school so I have worked very hard to make up for that through my successes as an adult.

Have been priviledged to serve my community in many ways through civic clubs, Chairman of Leadership Calhoun, President Gordon County Chamber of Commerce, President NW GA Fair. President GA Association of Fairs, Board of Directors Voluntary Action Center, Board of Directors Polk Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Leadership Polk, Member Gordon County Development Authority, President Georgia Northwestern College Healthcare Advisory Board, Member Exchange Club of Rome, Deputy Coroner of Gordon County, National Highway Transportation Service Advisory Board, Board Georgia Emergency Services Advisory Council, Chairman NW Georgia Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, Minister of Music and Worship Trinity Baptist Church

2000 - Awarded AHS International Community Service Award
2001- Georgia Emergency Service of The Year
2001 - National Emergency Medical Service of The Year
2002 - Georgia's Top Emergency Services Director
2008 - Recipient of Governors Annual Public Safety Award

School Story:

I was not very engaged in high school. Stayed very quiet and just tried to survive.

What do you do to relax?

Volunteer work and walking

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with classmates? Who?

With such a busy life and an active family I don't find the time. I do see several classmates regularly around town and enjoy moments of catching up.

What was your favorite class and who was your favorite teacher in high school?

Jerry Smith's mathematics classes because of the stories.
Favorite teacher was Gail Satterfield

What's going on in your life right now?

Busy - busy - busy

Have you met anyone famous?

Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter on several occassions,
Randy Owe and several country music stars.
A lot of state and national politicians.

Have you gone anywhere amazing?

Vega, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Mexico, Bahamas, Washington DC, Dallas, Fort Worth, Chicago and a lot of places in between these along with covering the entire state of Georgia while serving as President of a state association.

What's your favorite book and why?

The Bible because of it's great stories and challenges.

What's your favorite movie and why?

The Wizard of Oz - it just never gets old!

What would we be surprised to know about you?

A couple of things stand out - I have had dinner with a sitting president of the United States and have won an international award.

What have you always wanted to do that you haven't done yet?

Travel to Alaske - it's coming !

Any words of wisdom?

It's amazing what can be accomplished if we don't care who gets credit for it.

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