Press Release

Chairman Paul Battles of House District 15 was recognized for his exemplary support and leadership by the Georgia State Retirees Association.  At a reception co-hosted by GSRA and GPHSA (Georgia Professional Human Services Association) on Wednesday evening, Representative Battles who serves as Chairman of Retirement was presented the 2015 Legislative Service Award.  In his presentation of the award to Chairman Battles, Kip Mann, President of GSRA, commented that Battles was being recognized for his “leadership as chairman of the Retirement Committee where he has always been responsive to the needs of GSRA and has represented our concerns in general and to our concerns on retirement bills effecting both ERS and other retirees, as well as our state as a whole.”  Mann went on to commend Battles on the “wonderful job “Battles had done during the 2015 Legislative Session and his “deft handling of a bill that was going to possibly modify the risky investment alternatives that were going to be allowed in.”  Both Mann and Board Member, John Keys, further praised Chairman Battles for his work and dedication.Paul Battles and Kip Mann Paul Battles at GSRA Reception Paul Battles with John Keys2