Members

John Baine

John Baine, D-7 Picture

This is Rep. Baine's second term to serve in the Arkansas House.  He represents District 7 which includes portions of Union, Ouachita, and Calhoun County. 

During the 90th General Assembly, Rep. Baine will serve on the committee for Judiciary and the committee for Insurance and Commerce.

For the 89th General Assembly, Rep. Baine served on the Judiciary Committee and the committee for Aging, Children and Youth, Military and Legislative Affairs.

Rep. Baine was born and raised in El Dorado.  He married his wife Jennifer in 2004.  He was elected to six consecutive terms from 2001 to 2012 to the Union County Quorum Court to serve as Justice of the Peace.

He opened his first business, JABWeb in 1999 and sold it in 2003.  Today he works as an accountant for Murphy USA and also works with his father and wife in their family owned timberland business.

He graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and later with a Master's in Public Administration.  He earned a Master's in Professional Accountancy from Louisiana Tech University.

Rep. Baine has long been involved in Jaycees.  He was the recipient of the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award as an Outstanding State Vice-President of the Year by the United States Junior Chamber in 2007.  He was the recipient of the Charles E. Kulp, Jr. Memorial Award as an Outstanding Local President of the Year by the United States Junior Chamber for 2006.

He is also a member of several organizations including:

Arkansas Forestry Association

Arkansas State University Alumni Association

Camden Chamber of Commerce

El Dorado Chamber of Commerce

El Dorado Jaycees

First Presbyterian Church of El Dorado

Golden Triangle Economic Development Council

Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association

National Rifle Association

Smackover Chamber of Commerce

South Arkansas Arts Center

Union County Farm Bureau

University of Mississippi Alumni Association