ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has appointed several Henry County residents to statewide positions.
Deborah Hibben will join the State Rehabilitation Council. The Georgia State Rehabilitation Council is a federally-mandated council of citizens, appointed by the governor, that represents a wide range of people with disabilities and stakeholders. Hibben is a retired educator who holds an Education Specialist degree from Lincoln Memorial University and who worked for Henry County Schools. Hibben lives in McDonough with her daughters, Hillary Anne and Hannah Elizabeth.
Dr. T. E. Valliere-White, a general surgeon with Piedmont Healthcare in Conyers, was appointed to the Board of Public Health, which guides and oversees the Department of Public Health. Licensed as a Georgia physician since 2014, with additional licenses in New Jersey and New York, Valliere-White graduated from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and was named a New Jersey Top Doc in 2013. She lives in McDonough with her spouse, Gabrielle Valliere-White.
Jennifer Pipkin, a certified registered nurse anesthetist with Tanner Health Systems in Carrollton, was appointed to the Georgia Board of Nursing, which licenses and regulates nurses statewide. Pipkin and her husband, Judge John Andrew “Trea” Pipkin III, live in McDonough.