Georgia House Representative Morris Elected to State Transportation Board 12th Congressional District Vacancy

Friday, March 26th, 2021

Representative Greg Morris, a Vidalia, Georgia native who is currently representing the 156th district in the Georgia House of Representatives, was elected 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 conclusion of the current legislative session.

As graduate of 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. Serving as the spokesman under the Gold Dome for House District 156, 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.

Georgia Department of Transportation plans, constructs and maintains Georgia’s state and federal highways. We’re involved in bridge, waterway, public transit, rail, general aviation, bike and pedestrian programs. And we help local governments maintain their roads. Georgia DOT and its nearly 4,000 employees are committed to delivering a transportation system focused on innovation, safety, sustainability and mobility. The Department’s vision is to boost Georgia’s competitiveness through leadership in transportation