Jan Jones (Georgia politician)

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Jan Jones
Speaker pro tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 11, 2010
Preceded byMark Burkhalter
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 47th district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded byChuck Martin
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 46th district
In office
January 10, 2005 – January 14, 2013
Preceded byBill Hembree
Succeeded byJohn Carson
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 38th district
In office
January 13, 2003 – January 10, 2005
Preceded byRoger Hines
Succeeded bySteve Tumlin
Personal details
Born (1958-01-28) January 28, 1958 (age 60)
Warner Robins, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kalin Jones
EducationUniversity of Georgia (BA)
Georgia State University (MBA)

Jan Slaughter Jones (born January 28, 1958) is an elected state representative in the U.S. state of Georgia. She serves in the Georgia House of Representatives since January 13, 2003, which meets in the Capitol building in Atlanta. Her constituents include some of the northern Atlanta suburbs in Georgia's 47th district including parts of Milton and parts of Roswell and Alpharetta.[1] She is a Republican and is currently the majority Speaker Pro Tempore—a position she has held since 2010.[2] While in the legislature, she has focused on several initiatives, most notably spearheading the creation of the north Fulton County city of Milton.[3][4][5]

Biography[edit]

Jones was born in Warner Robins, Georgia, and received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Georgia.[2] She later received an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Jan Jones". www.house.ga.gov.
  2. ^ a b Tharpe, Jim. "Jan Jones could bring big changes to Georgia House". ajc.
  3. ^ "Milton breaks ground on City Hall".
  4. ^ "About Milton - City of Milton, GA". www.cityofmiltonga.us.
  5. ^ http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20052006/60909.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.janjonesforgeorgia.com/bio.aspx

External links[edit]

Georgia House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mark Burkhalter
Speaker pro tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives
2010–present
Incumbent