HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) Gov. Neil Abercrombie Wednesday appointed of Georgette "Jo" Jordon to represent House District 45.
Jordon fills the seat left vacant by Maile Shimabukuro who was appointed to the district's State Senate seat.
House District 45 includes Waianae, Makaha and Makua on Oahu.
"Now that the House has organized and the official start of the legislative session has begun it is imperative that District 45 have representation," said Abercrombie. "Jo Jordan has spent much of her life working on making improvements on the Waianae Coast and will continue to be a great public servant."
Jordon, 48, has been an active public servant with the Waianae Coast Neighborhood Board where she has been a member since 1999.
Jordon has served as a volunteer and board member on a number of organizations including: Kaala Farm Inc., Friends of Honouliuli, Mohala I Ka Wai, Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Fund Advisory Council, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Waianae Community Information Council, the Department of Land & Natural Resources Kaena Point Advisory Group, and the Ordnance Reef Coordinating Council.
As a small-business owner, Jordon operates Services, Inc. She previously owned and operated Stiches R Us, and worked at the United States Postal Service.
Jordon is a graduate of Waianae High School and the Honolulu Police Academy.
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