Government

Governor’s Office – The official web site of Governor Nathan Deal

Lt. Governor’s Office – The official web site of Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle

Insurance Commissioner and Fire Safety Commissioner – The official web site of Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens

Georgia Department of Labor – The official web site of the Georgia Department of Labor, led by Mark Butler

State House of Representatives – The official web site of the House of Representatives

State Senate – The official web site of the State Senate

Political

Governor Nathan Deal – Governor Deal’s campaign web site. Nathan Deal took the oath of office as Georgia’s 82nd governor on January 10, 2011.

Georgia Republican Party – David worked as Executive Director of the Georgia Republican Party in the early 1990s.

Gwinnett County Republican Party – David has been active in the Gwinnett County Republican Party for over twenty years.  He has served on both the County Committee and County Executive Committee.  David encourages all Gwinnett Republicans to join the local party and attend its monthly breakfast forum.

Fulton County Republican Party – David has been a sustaining member of the Fulton County Republican Party for many years, long before his district was re-drawn to include North Fulton.  He encourages all North Fulton Republicans to join the local party and participate in the North Fulton Republican Breakfast.

Gwinnett Young Republicans –  David was one of the charter members of the Gwinnett County Young Republicans when it was re-chartered in the early 1990s. He continues to support the organization by sponsoring events.

Buckhead Young Republicans – For his service to the Republican cause, David has been awarded Honorary Life Membership in the Buckhead Young Republicans.

Atlanta Young Republicans – David spoke at the organizational meeting of the Atlanta Young Republicans when the club was first chartered in 1993. An incredible group of fiscally conservative young professionals, ages 21 – 40, who come together to be politically engaged, network, and socialize.

Republican Liberty Caucus – The RLC was founded in 1990 to promote the principles of individual liberty, free markets and limited government within the Republican Party.   David was named Honorary Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Georgia when it was chartered in 2002 and has been honored with the organization’s Champion of Liberty Award.

Georgia Young Republicans – David supports the Georgia Young Republicans, the official state Republican organization for those aged 18 to 40.  This organization charters clubs throughout the state, including the Atlanta Young Republicans, Buckhead Young Republicans and Gwinnett County Young Republicans.

Community

Angel Flight of Georgia David strongly supports this organization of volunteer pilots who provide free air transportation to medical patients requiring treatment at distant facilities.  David’s late father, a big-hearted private pilot, founded Angel Flight of Georgia in 1983.  The group’s annual fundraising golf tournament, the Jim Shafer Memorial Tournament of Angels, is named in his memory.

Duluth Fall Festival – David is a strong supporter of the Duluth Fall Festival, one of the best fall festivals in Georgia.  It is held every year on the last weekend of September.  David usually participates in the parade and opening ceremony on Saturday and works with the clean up committee on Sunday.

Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce – The Gwinnett Chamber serves over 2,000 members throughout metro Atlanta by delivering pertinent and useful programs that strengthen and connect businesses locally, regionally, and globally. Senator Shafer is a member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and formerly served on its Board of Directors.