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Greene begins 41st year as State Representative

Monday morning was a busy day at the state Capitol in Atlanta for new and old members with the taking of their oaths of office.  The morning was filled with pageantry as the Georgia House of Representatives got under way.  The election of a new Speaker and Speaker Pro Tem took place with Jon Burns becoming the new Speaker and Jan Jones continuing to serve as Speaker Pro Tem.  The Governor’s office was notified that the House was in session and a new biennial started.  New bills will be introduced with a two year life.

Gerald Greene began his 41st year serving the people of House District 154 and his first term as the Dean of the Georgia House of Representatives on January 9th – recognizing his tenure as the longest serving member of the House. He was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1982.

Greene represents Baker, Clay, Calhoun, Dougherty, Early, Miller, Quitman, Randolph and Seminole counties.  The new district number is 154 and Representative Greene can be reached by calling 404-656-9210 or by email @ 

He taught in the Randolph-Clay School System for 32 years and was named STAR Teacher of the Randolph-Clay System in 1977 and 1993 and Teacher of the Year for the school system in 1991. 

He is chairman of the State Properties Committee and a member of the Appropriations; Economic Development and Tourism; Public Safety and Homeland Security; Retirement; Rules; and Special Rules Committees. 

He is a faithful member of the Springvale Baptist Church.

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