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Eighth Congressional District

Jason Downey​

Photo of state board member Jason DowneyJason Downey was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp as the 8th Congressional District's member of the State Board of Education in April 2019, and previously served on the Macon-Bibb County Board​​​ of Education from 2013 to 2017 where he held the positions of Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, and Legislative Liaison.​

Downey graduated in 2000 from Marshall University in West Virginia wi​th a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, and in 2003 from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law with his J.D. He currently practices law with Morgan & Morgan Law Firm in Macon, Georgia. Downey is married to Connie who has been an elementary school counselor in Jones County for over 20 years. They live in Jones County with their daughter Cate.​

Connect with Chairman Downey on his personal Twitter at @JasonDowneyBOE.