Gov. Kemp appoints Mosely to State Board of Education

Published 4:08 pm Friday, May 10, 2019

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed three members to the State Board of Education, one of whom is Climax resident Dr. David “Butch” Mosely of the 2nd Congressional District.

The other two appointed with Mosely to the State Board of Education are Scott Sweeney of the 6th Congressional District and Jason Downey of the 8th Congressional District

“Building off a historic legislative session where we raised teacher pay, invested in school security, and doubled funding for mental health services for students, I am excited to announce these appointments to the State Board of Education,” said Governor Kemp. “I’m confident Butch, Scott, and Jason will work to enhance educational outcomes, support our educators, and ultimately put Georgia students first.”

Mosely is a lifelong educator who has served Georgia’s students as a coach, teacher, administrator, and superintendent in school districts across the state.

A native of Climax, Dr. Mosely has served as superintendent in seven Georgia school districts and was named Superintendent of the Year in 1999 by the Georgia Association of Education Leaders.

He recently served as the Superintendent of Dougherty County Schools, retiring in 2017. Dr. Mosely holds a doctorate degree from Nova University where he has also served as an adjunct faculty member, teaching in the University’s Educational Leadership Program.

He holds a specialist’s degree from Valdosta State University and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia. Dr. Mosely is married to June Cox Mosely, and they have two children and seven grandchildren.