Please join us for
Saturday, August 12, 2017
at the Clarion Inn Brunswick (directions).
A meet and greet begins at 5:30 PM
Dinner follows at 6:00 PM.
Dr. James Beverly, who has represented Georgia’s 143rd District in Macon since 2011, is the newly elected chair of the Georgia House of Representatives Democratic Caucus. He also serves on the Minority Whip Team at the state Capitol.
An optometrist, Beverly is chairman of the Macon-Bibb Community Enhancement Authority. Beverly was instrumental in mitigating effects of construction of a new interchange for interstates 16 and 75 in Macon. As part of the $500 million construction project, residents of the Pleasant Hill neighborhood have been hired to help with the renovation and moving of homes in the community.
Beverly earned his undergraduate degree from Guilford College in 1990 and a doctorate in optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1994. He also has an MBA from Wesleyan College in Macon and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
In 2008 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention and a field organizer for President Obama’s presidential campaign.
In the legislature, he serves on the Health and Human Services, Retirement, Small Business Development, and Special Rules committees. He also is a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.
Sources: Wikipedia, The Telegraph, CBS46.