Statesboro attorney Hal Roach, Jr. was elected vice chairman of the Georgia State Personnel Board. Roach was appointed to the State Personnel Board by Gov. Sonny Perdue in 2006.
The State Personnel Board consists of five citizens appointed by the governor for 5-year terms. The Board establishes and administers the Georgia State Personnel Rules and Regulations. The Rules provide uniform state personnel policies and are continually updated to comply with state and federal laws. The Board also hears appeals concerning discipline or dismissal of state employees governed by the Georgia Merit System.
Roach is a member of Statesboro First United Methodist Church, and currently serves on the Stewardship Committee; he also serves as chairman of the Statesboro District Board of Trustees of the United Methodist Church. He is chairman of the Advisory Board of Directors of Park Avenue Bank, Statesboro Branch; a member of Southern Boosters and the 1906 Society, Georgia Southern University; a member of the Bulloch County Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, and American Trial Lawyers Association.
He is married to Susan Eubanks Roach, and has three children, Sarah R. Harrison of Charleston, S.C., John A. Roach of Statesboro and Stephen S. Roach of Athens.