Parker McCay's George M. Morris appointed Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce
Parker McCay attorney, George M. Morris, was appointed Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce for the current year. The Government Affairs Committee is tasked with playing an active role in determining the outcome of the business climate in Burlington County.
As Chairman, Morris will oversee committee functions, facilitate relationships between business leaders and elected officials, and monitor legislation which will affect the business community. Morris, an active member of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, also serves as a member of the Chamber’s Military Relations Committee.
As a member of a select team from the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, Morris recently traveled to Capitol Hill to discuss budget, health care and military matters with the Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon, Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves and members of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Congressional Delegations. In this capacity, Morris advocated for increased national attention for Joint Base Maguire-Dix-Lakehurst and its impact on regional jobs.
Morris, counsel in the Parker McCay Municipal and Government practice, concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal and government relations and education. He presently serves as township solicitor for Southampton Township and special counsel for Lumberton Township. Prior to practicing law, Morris served as a municipal manager and a legislative staff member in Washington, D.C.