Rep. Greg Morris Elected to State Transportation Board
State Rep. Greg Morris, (District 156-Vidalia) has been elected by the board as the new State Transportation Board member to represent the 12th Congressional District.
The district includes counties in east central and east southern Georgia and is comprised of Appling, Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Coffee, Columbia, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jeff Davis, Jenkins, Laurens, Montgomery, Richmond, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler
counties. It also includes parts of Columbia and Effingham counties.
Morris will take his seat on the State Transportation Board at the continued from page
conclusion of the current legislative session and replaces Don Grantham, who served on the State Transportation Board for nine years. Grantham recently stepped down after being appointed by Gov. Brian P. Kemp to the Board of the Georgia Ports Authority. Morris will serve out the remainder Grantham’s term, which expires in 2024.
As graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in political science, Morris served his native county for three years as a Toombs County commissioner. He was first elected to the Georgia State House of Representatives in 1998.
Presently, he is serving as chairman of the Banks and Banking Committee, as well as a member on the Appropriations, Code Revision, Natural Resources and Environment, and Rules committees. He represents the communities in parts of Appling, Jeff Davis, Montgomery and Toombs counties.
He and his wife Amy have two sons, Andrew and Jonathan.