The Official Portal for the State of Georgia

Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue
Georgia Seal

Governor Perdue Announces Appointment to State Board of Workers' Compensation

Thursday, April 22, 2004  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


Governor Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of State Representative Warren Massey to the State Board of Workers' Compensation.

"As a member of the General Assembly, Warren has been a dedicated public servant. I am pleased to appoint this distinguished Georgian to the State Board of Workers' Compensation," said Governor Sonny Perdue.

The purpose of the Board is to promulgate policies, rules, and regulations; and to conduct training seminars for the purpose of educating various employers as to their liability regarding workers' compensation claims. Massey is filling the vacancy created by the expired term of Larry Smith of Jackson, GA, and will serve as one of three appellate judges that compose the Board.

Massey, 56, has served in the State House of Representatives since 1996 representing District 24. He is also owner of C.M. Construction, a general contracting firm specializing in retail store construction. Massey received his law degree from Western State University in San Diego. He was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1976 and maintained a full-time law practice from 1976 to 1985. He is a veteran of the United States Navy having served in the Vietnam War. Massey and his wife, Kay, reside in Winder and have one child.