Commission Officials

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Elbert County is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners, headed by a Chairman. Each board member is elected  to serve a four year term, overseeing their own district.

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Board of Commissioner meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month, at 5:30 p.m., in the BOC meeting room. A work session is offered the Thursday before the regular Monday meeting, at 5:00 p.m., in the conference room. These meetings and other city and authority meetings will be found within our calendar.

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View our 2017 Tax Digest with five year history.

View commission districts. Please call 706-283-2000 for specific district numbers/commissioner.

Contact an Official

Honorable Tommy Lyon

Commission Chairman

Tlyon@athenstech.edu

Elected as Elbert County Chairman in 2006, re-elected 2010 and 2014.
President of the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia ( ACCG )
Chairman of ACTION INC.
Governor Appointee to

1. DCA’s Board of Directors for Georgia’s Academy for Economic Development
2. DCA’s Industrialized Building Advisory Committee
3. Georgia State’s 911 Advisory Committee
4. Two Georgia Initiative Advisory Committee for Healthcare Georgia Foundation.
Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Legislative Committee Chairman

Honorable Horace Harper

Commissioner-District 1

706-283-2000

I am a native of Elbert County, Georgia and a county commissioner for 16 years. I’ve been the President of the Elberton Granite Association and have worked with others in the community to provide recreation facilities for our young people. I have done everything I can to build-up and promote this wonderful place where I live, and where I raised my family.

Honorable Lee Vaughn

Commissioner-District 2

LVaughn@northeastgabank.com

I am a native of Elbert County and truly love this community.  This is my third year as a county commissioner.  I am involved in community service organizations and work actively with various boards and committees to explore new avenues of growth for our area.  I have been a community banker for over 20 years.  My wife is an educator in our local school system, and we have three children.  We are members of the First United Methodist Church in Elberton.

Honorable Chris Alexander

Commissioner-District 3

706-283-2000

Honorable Kenneth Ashworth

Commissioner-District 4

KennethAshworth1756@yahoo.com

Honorable Freddie Jones

Commissioner-District 5

D5commjones@gmail.com

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