Representative Jon Burns was elected as the House Majority Leader in 2015. He serves the Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Committee, Appropriations Committee, Economic Development & Tourism Committee, Ethics Committee, Game Fish & Parks Committee, and Transportation committee. He also serves as an ex-officio member of the Rules Committee.
Prior to serving in the Georgia House of Representatives, Burns was the 12th Congressional District representative on the Georgia Department of Transportation Board.
Senator Steve Gooch was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. Senator Gooch is a Republican representing the 51st District, which includes Fannin, Union, Gilmer, Lumpkin, White, Dawson, and parts of Pickens and Forsyth counties.
Senator Gooch was elected as the Majority Whip of the Senate Majority Caucus in 2014. Prior to serving as the Senate Majority Whip, Senator Gooch served as the Secretary of the Senate Majority Caucus and as chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. Senator Gooch serves as Vice-Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Secretary of the Appropriations Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Finance and Regulated Industries and Utilities Committees and as Ex-Officio on the Assignments and Rules Committees.