Georgia House Democratic Caucus Elects Officers • The Georgia Virtue

The Georgia House Democratic caucus met Tuesday, November 22, 2022 and elected its key leaders. The House Minority Caucus re-elected House Minority Leader James Beverly (D-Macon) to his current position.

The Minority Caucus also elected the following caucus members for leadership positions:

  • State Assemblyman Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain), Chairman of the House Minority Caucus;
  • State Rep. Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain); Deputy Chairman of the Minority Group in the House of Representatives;
  • State Assemblyman Sam Park (D-Lawrenceville), House Minority Whip;
  • Rep. Sandra Scott (D-Rex), House Minority Chief Deputy Whip;
  • State Rep. Park Cannon (D-Atlanta), secretary of the House Minority Caucus;
  • State Representative Shea Roberts (D-Atlanta), House Minority Caucus Treasurer.

Representative James Beverly currently represents the citizens of District 143, which includes portions of Bibb County. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2011 and currently serves as House Minority Leader. He also serves on the Subcommittee on Appropriations for Transportation and on the committees on Ethics, Health and Human Services, Retirement, Rules, Small Business Development, and Special Rules.

Representative Billy Mitchell currently represents the citizens of District 88, which includes portions of DeKalb County. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2002 and currently serves as Chairman of the House Minority Caucus. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Appropriations for Transportation and the Committees on Banks and Banking, Health and Human Services and Regulated Industries.

Representative Karen Bennett currently represents the citizens of District 94, which includes portions of DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 and currently serves as Vice Chair of the House Minority Caucus. She also serves on the Code Revision, Economic Development & Tourism, Health & Human Services, and Regulated Industries Committees.

Representative Sam Park currently represents the citizens of District 101, which includes parts of Gwinnett County. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and currently serves as the Whip of the House Minority Caucus. He also serves on the committees for higher education, industry and labor, intergovernmental coordination, and small business development.

Representative Sandra Scott currently represents the citizens of District 76, which includes parts of Clayton and Henry counties. She was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 and currently serves as Vice Chair of the House Minority Caucus. She also serves on the Defense & Veterans Affairs, Human Relations & Aging, Legislative & Reallocations in Congress, Science and Technology, and Special Rules committees.

Representative Park Cannon currently represents the citizens of District 58, which includes portions of Fulton County. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and currently serves as Secretary of the House Minority Caucus. She also serves on the Code Revision, Human Relations & Aging, Insurance, Creative Arts & Entertainment, Ethics, and Small Business Development committees.

Representative Shea Roberts currently represents the citizens of District 52, which includes part of Fulton County. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2020 and currently serves as Treasurer of the House Minority Caucus. She also serves on the Governmental Affairs, State Planning & Community Affairs, and Science and Technology Committees.

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