Michael Guest

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Guest Tapped to Chair the Committee on Ethics

 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy announced that Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) has been chosen to serve as Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Ethics.

“It’s necessary that the People’s House maintain the ethical standards of the people who elected us,” Congressman Guest said. “I’m honored to lead the committee that will maintain the level of integrity that the American people expect from their Representatives.”

“I’m proud to reappoint Michael Guest to the Ethics Committee. As Chair, he will work to maintain standards and restore the integrity of this institution. He will put the mission of the People’s House above all else and will help deliver transparency to the American people,” said Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

The Committee on Ethics is a bipartisan committee comprised of 10 total members — five Republicans and five Democrats. The committee provides mandatory ethics trainings for Members and those employed at the House of Representatives, investigates alleged violations of the House rules by Members, officers, and staff, and reviews financial disclosure statements filed by Members, candidates, senior staff, and shared staff.

Following the untimely passing of former-Ranking Member Jackie Walorski, Congressman Guest was appointed to serve as acting Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics on August 19, 2022. He transitioned into the acting Chairman role when Republicans took control of the majority in the 118th Congress.

 

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.

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