Bill (Bill) Werkheiser (R-SH157)
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Georgia House of Representatives
Room 218-A State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 27
Glennville, GA 30427
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Kathy   DOB: 2/19/1961
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Industry and Labor
MemberHouse Committee on State Properties
MemberSubcommittee on Public Safety
MemberSubcommittee One-A
MemberSubcommittee on Telecommunications
MemberSubcommittee on Energy
MemberHouse Committee on Juvenile Justice
MemberHouse Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
MemberHouse Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
Appling / Evans / Jeff Davis / Tattnall / Wayne


Bill is a 1982 Cum Laud graduate of Georgia Southern University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology.

He was elected in 2014 to the Georgia House of Representatives for District 157, which consists of Tattnall, Evans and Wayne counties. He serves on the following committees- Appropriations, Industry and Labor, Public Safety, State Properties, Juvenile Justice and Energy, Utilities and Communications. Bill serves as chairman of the Industry and Labor Committee.

For more than 30 years, Bill owned and operated printing companies until 2017. Bill's real estate business has been serving residential and commercial customers for 15 years.

Bill has served his local community as president of the Glennville Chamber of Commerce, Tattnall Chamber of Commerce, Glennville Rotary Club, Glennville Merchants and Professionals Association and the Reidsville Airport Authority.

Bill and his wife, Kathy, are members of Glennville First Baptist Church. He is a member of the Gideons, Kairos Prison Ministry and East Georgia Fellowship of Christian Athletes Board.

Bill and Kathy live in Glennville. Kathy is a registered nurse working in labor and delivery. They have four children and four grandchildren.