Legislative Policy Council (LPC)

The GMA Legislative Policy Council is made up of city officials, both elected and appointed.


Fred Perriman Mayor, City of Madison - Chair


Regina McDuffie, City Manager, City of Brunswick - Community Development Chair
Janie Reid, Councilmember, City of Eatonton - Environment & Natural Resource Chair
Anthony Ford, Mayor, City of Stockbridge - Municipal Government Chair
Eric Wilson, Mayor, City of Forsyth - Public Safety Chair
Skip Henderson, Mayor, City of Columbus - Revenue & Finance Chair
Michael Chidester, Mayor, City of Byron - Transportation Chair
Deborah Walker-Reed, City Clerk, City of St. Marys - City Clerks Section President
Kelly Girtz, Mayor, Athens-Clarke County Member
James Elliott, City Attorney, Cities of Hawkinsville and Cochran Member
Kenneth Carson, Mayor, City of Adairsville Member
Buddy Duke, Mayor, City of Adel Member
Kenyatta Mitchell, Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, City of Atlanta Member
Chris Hobby, City Manager, City of Bainbridge Member
Betty Cason, Mayor, City of Carrollton Member
Bianca Motley Broom, Mayor, City of College Park Member
Isaiah Hugley, City Manager, City of Columbus Member
Mike Jewell, Gas Director, City of Covington Member
Joseph Geierman, Mayor, City of Doraville Member
Marcia Hampton, City Manager, City of Douglasville Member
Lynn Deutsch, Mayor, City of Dunwoody Member
Sam Couvillon, Mayor, City of Gainesville Member
Douglas Hollberg, Mayor, City of Griffin Member
Roxanne Whitaker, Mayor, City of Harlem Member
Tray Hicks, Councilmember, City of Hartwell Member
Shelly Berryhill, Commissioner, City of Hawkinsville Member
Carlos Duffey, Mayor, City of Jackson Member
Mike Young, Mayor, City of McRae-Helena Member
John Howard, Mayor, City of Monroe Member
Lisa Clarke Hill, Councilmember, City of Moultrie Member
Cleatus Phillips, City Manager, City of Newnan Member
Randall Walker, Mayor, City of Perry Member
Keith Turman, Mayor, City of Royston Member
Rusty Paul, Mayor, City of Sandy Springs Member
Van Johnson, Mayor, City of Savannah Member
Jason Weaver, Mayor, City of Screven Member
David Keener, Mayor, City of Social Circle Member
Lisa James, Mayor Pro Tem, City of St. Marys Member
Paul Radford, City Manager, City of Sugar Hill Member
James Burnette, Mayor, City of Suwanee Member
Linnea Miller, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Suwanee Member
Autron Hayes, City Manager, City of Sylvester Member
Julie Smith, Mayor, City of Tifton Member
Matt Donaldson, Mayor, City of Twin City Member
Vince Williams, Mayor, City of Union City Member
Scott Matheson, Mayor, City of Valdosta Member
Tom Dickson, Mayor, City of Varnell Member
Michael-Angelo James, Mayor, City of Waycross Member
Colin Ake, Councilmember, City of Woodstock Member
Andrea Gibby, Mayor, City of Young Harris Member
Lester Miller, Mayor, Macon-Bibb County Member
Kurt Ward, Mayor, Town of Braselton Member