Local Government

Athens, Georgia unified with Clarke County on January 14, 1991. The legislative branch of our unified local government is composed of 10 commissioners and the mayor.

Athens-Clarke County commission district map.
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Mayor Kelly Girtz

1 – Commissioner Patrick Davenport
2 – Commissioner Mariah Parker
3 – Commissioner Melissa Link
4 – Commissioner Allison Wright
5 – Commissioner Tim Denson
6 – Commissioner Jerry NeSmith
7 – Commissioner Russell Edwards
8 – Commissioner Andy Herod
9 – Commissioner Ovita Thornton
10 – Commissioner Mike Hamby

What’s the commission up to these days?

The Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission
Copy / Paste to email the entire mayor and commission:
kelly.girtz@accgov.com
patrick.davenport@accgov.com
mariah.parker@accgov.com
melissa.link@accgov.com
allison.wright@accgov.com
tim.denson@accgov.com
jerry.nesmith@accgov.com
russell.edwards@accgov.com
andy.herod@accgov.com
ovita.thornton@accgov.com
mike.hamby@accgov.com