Barry E. Robertson was sworn in as Calhoun County’s Commissioner of Licenses on January 2, 1995 and was re-elected in 1998, and has been re-elected to four consecutive terms.  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 was born in Fort Eustis, Virginia, and 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 and has a daughter, Anna-Kate, a son Parker, and a canine named Xena, a Boerbel Mastiff.  They attend Anniston First United Methodist Church.

Civic, Government and Professional Activities

Past Chair, Faith Christian School Board

Trustee, Anniston First United Methodist Church

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

 Former Member, Governors Commission on Physical Fitness

Former Member, Complex Board, Anniston Museum of Natural History

Former Member, Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calhoun County

Former Advisory Council Member

Young Men’s Christian Association

Jacksonville State University, Young Alumnus of the Year, 1995

Alabama State Defense Force