ATLANTA (November 18, 2008) – The State Senate Majority announced new leadership today during the Republican caucus elections. Senator Tommie Williams (R-Lyons) has been nominated for president pro tempore, which will go to a full vote before the Senate on January 12, 2009.
“The upcoming session will be pivotal in Georgia’s history as we make tough decisions to balance the budget, improve our economy, and provide essential programs and services to improve Georgians’ daily lives,” said Sen. Williams. “I’m honored and humbled to have been nominated by my colleagues to lead this distinguished body.”
Sen. Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) will serve as majority leader. Both Senators Dan Moody (R-Alpharetta) and Mitch Seabaugh (R-Sharpsburg) were re-elected to their positions as majority caucus chair and majority whip, respectively. Sen. Judson Hill (R-Marietta) will serve as vice caucus chair. Sen. Bill Cowsert (R-Athens) will assume the role of caucus secretary.
The new leadership team will take office once the legislative session convenes on January 12.
Sen. Tommie Williams serves as Majority Leader. He represents the 19th Senate District which includes Jeff Davis, Long, Montgomery, Toombs, Wayne, and Wheeler counties and a portion of Liberty and Tattnall counties. He can be reached at 404.656.0089 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sen. Chip Rogers serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee. He represents the 21st Senate District which includes portions of Cherokee and Cobb counties. He can be reached at his office at 404.463.1378 or by email at email@example.com.
Sen. Dan Moody serves as the Republican Caucus Chairman. He represents the 56th Senate District which includes parts of Fulton County. He can be reached at 404.463.8055 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sen. Mitch Seabaugh serves as Senate Majority Whip. He represents the 28th Senate District which includes Coweta and Heard counties and portions of Carroll and Troup counties. He may be reached by phone at 404.656.6446 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Sen. Judson Hill serves as Chairman of Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee and the Republican Caucus Vice Chairman. He represents the 32nd Senate District which includes portions of Cobb and Fulton counties. He may be reached by phone at 404.656.0150 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sen. Bill Cowsert represents the 46th Senate District which includes Oconee and portions of Clarke and Walton counties. He may be reached by phone at 404.463.1366 or via e-mail at email@example.com.