FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Betsy Theroux
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Rep. Jeff Jones Appointed to Deputy Whip Team for the 2019-2020 Legislative Term
ATLANTA – State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the House Majority Caucus Deputy Whip team. Rep. Jones was appointed to serve on the Whip Team by House Majority Whip Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives.
“I look forward to working with this team of fellow republicans to advance great ideas and move important legislation across the finish line,” said Rep. Jones.
“I’m excited to have Representative Jones serving on the Majority Caucus Whip team,” said Whip Kelley. “Representative Jones’ life experiences as a successful small business owner and his dedication to Coastal Georgia make him a tremendous asset to our Whip team as we serve Speaker Ralston, the Majority Caucus and the State of Georgia.”
Members of the Deputy Whip team are responsible for monitoring legislation as it moves through both chambers of the General Assembly and helping their fellow House members understand the details of bills and resolutions.
The Deputy Whip team will include Reps.: Marc Newton (R-Augusta), Chief Deputy Whip; Josh Bonner (R-Fayetteville); Michael Caldwell (R-Woodstock); Kasey Carpenter (R-Dalton); David Clark (R-Buford); Matt Dubnik (R-Gainesville); John LaHood (R-Valdosta); Karen Mathiak (R-Griffin); Marc Morris (R-Cumming); Jason Ridley (R-Chatsworth); and Deborah Silcox (R-Sandy Springs).
Representative Jeff Jones represents the citizens of District 167, which includes portions of Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2014 and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications, Motor Vehicles and Regulated Industries committees. He also serves on the Insurance, Interstate Cooperation, Small Business Development and Science and Technology committees.