Barry E. Robertson was sworn in as Calhoun County’s Commissioner of Licenses on January 2, 1995 and was re-elected to the same office in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016. Prior to being License Commissioner, he served as a member of Governor Jim Folsom’s Cabinet as the Governor’s Legislative Liaison to the Alabama State Senate. From 1992 to 1993; Barry served as Chief of Staff/Administrative Assistant to the Lieutenant Governor of Alabama. Prior to his service in Montgomery, Barry was employed with the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission.
Barry is a life long resident of Calhoun County. A graduate of Jacksonville High School, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Jacksonville State University in 1989 and a Masters degree in Political Science from JSU in 1991. Barry is married to the former Arminda Cavender, has a daughter, Anna-Kate, a son Parker, and a step-son, Jackson. They attend Anniston First United Methodist Church and Church of the Highlands.
Civic, Government and Professional Activities
Past Chair, Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce
Past President, Golden Eagle J-Club, Jacksonville High School
Past President, Association of Alabama Tax Administrators
Past President, Kiwanis Club of Anniston
Member, Governors Commission on Physical Fitness, 1994-2004
Member, Complex Board, Anniston Museum of Natural History, 2004-2010
Member, Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calhoun County, 1997-1999
Advisory Council, AARP, 1996-1998
Young Men’s Christian Association
Jacksonville State University, Young Alumnus of the Year, 1995
Alabama State Defense Force
Omicron Delta Kappa Society