ATLANTA – State Representative Scott Hilton (R-Peachtree Corners) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the House Majority Caucus Deputy Whip team. Rep. Hilton was appointed to serve on the Whip Team by House Majority Whip Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives.
“It is an honor to serve my Majority Caucus colleagues as a Deputy Whip,” said Rep. Hilton. “I am grateful for the trust and confidence Republican House leadership and Chairman Coomer have placed in me to support our Caucus. I look forward to facilitating public policy that will benefit families in our district and across Georgia.”
“Rep. Hilton will be a great addition to our Whip Team,” said Rep. Coomer. “I’m thankful for Rep. Hilton’s willingness to serve the House in this new leadership role, and I look forward to collaborating with him as we work to pass meaningful legislation for the citizens of Georgia.”
Members of the Deputy Whip team are responsible for monitoring legislation as it moves through both chambers of the General Assembly and helping their fellow House members understand the details of bills and resolutions.
The Deputy Whip team will include Reps.: Beth Beskin, (R-Atlanta), Chief Deputy Whip; Dave Belton (R-Buckhead); Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire); John Corbett (R-Lake Park); Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville); Scott Hilton (R-Peachtree Corners); Dominic LaRiccia (R-Douglas); Eddie Lumsden (R-Armuchee); Jesse Petrea (R-Savannah); Betty Price (R-Roswell); Bert Reeves (R-Marietta); and Bill Werkheiser (R-Glennville).
Representative Scott Hilton represents the citizens of District 95, which includes portions of Fulton and Gwinnett counties. He was elected into the House of Representatives in 2016, and currently serves on the Education, Health & Human Services, and Intragovernmental Coordination committees.