Greene named to rec oversight panel

ATLANTA — State Rep. Gerald Greene, R-Cuthbert, has been appointed to serve on the Recreational Authorities Overview Committee by House Speaker David Ralston.

“I am humbled and excited to be appointed to this important committee,” Greene said. “I am pleased that I will have the opportunity to oversee some of our state treasures and ensure that they continue for future generations to enjoy.”

The Recreational Authorities Overview Committee is charged with periodically reviewing the operations of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, the North Georgia Mountains Authority and the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority. It also reviews and evaluates the success with which each of the authorities is accomplishing its statutory duties and functions.

The committee comprises three representatives and three state senators.