The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper) as the Chairman of the House Education Committee. Rep. Jasperse will also serve as a member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, Health, Human Relations & Aging, Public Safety & Homeland Security, Regulated Industries, Higher Education, and Agriculture committees.
“I am very honored to be the Chairman of a committee that touches every Georgian in so many ways. During my time in the Legislature I have worked hard to be on committees that are important to the people I
represent. I appreciate the confidence the Committee on Assignments and Speaker Ralston have in me to chair this important committee,” said Rep. Jasperse. “I had the pleasure to spend my career working with teachers and students and look forward to continuing to do so. Teachers and all those engaged in educating our children need our respect, confidence, and appreciation. Parents and citizens are entrusting Georgia’s most precious asset, our children, to their care every school day.”
Representative Rick Jasperse represents the citizens of District 11, which includes portions of Gordon, Murray, and all of Pickens County. He was elected into the House of Representatives in 2010.