State Representative Steven Meeks represents House District 178, which includes portions of Appling, Brantley, Pierce and Wayne counties. For over two decades, Steven has worked with Georgia’s leading industry, impacting the direction of agriculture policy at the state
and federal levels.
For more than twelve years he worked for Senator Saxby Chambliss in a variety of roles including Legislative Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Meeks was an instrumental part of numerous pieces of federal legislation affecting Georgia’s agricultural industry including two farm bills. Meeks also served as
Chambliss’ State Director serving as a liaison between Georgia and DC, managing the Senator’s state offices and staff. In 2010, Steven moved to Wayne County to become a part of the family-business Burch Farms. Today he serves as Operations Manager for Burch Farms as well as operating his own business, Nine Run Farms.