ABOUT SENATOR PUCKETT
Born in Russell County, Virginia. Phillip and his wife, Jeanette, reside in Lebanon. They have three children: John, Joseph, and Martha.
Graduated from University of Tennessee, where he received his Bachelor of Science and later received a Master's in Administration from Virginia Tech.
Former educator who served as a Principal and Teacher in the Russell County School System.
Vice President of Business Development for First Bank & Trust Company.
Member of Lebanon Community Fellowship; Russell County Chamber of Commerce; and the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department.
Member of the Senate of Virginia since 1999, representing the 38th Senatorial District.
Serves on the following committees and commissions:
- Senate Standing Committees:
- Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
- Commerce and Labor
- Privileges and Elections
- Legislative Commissions:
- Virginia Coal and Energy Commission
- Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission
- Virginia Unemployment Compensation Commission
- Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission
- Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority
- Board of Trustees of the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
- Appalachian Region Interstate Compact Commission
- Tourist Train Development Authority
- Governor's Motorcycle Advisory Council
- Volunteer Firefighters' & Rescue Squad Workers' Service Award Fund Board
- National Conference of State Legislatures; Economic Development and Labor Committee
- Southern Legislative Conference; Agriculture & Rural Development