Douglasville City Manager Marcia Hampton Elected Chair of Board of Trustees

October 12, 2023

ATLANTA – On Friday, Sept. 22, Douglasville City Manager Marcia Hampton was elected as the Chair of the GMEBS/WCSIF/GIRMA/DC Boards of Trustees (Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System/GMA Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Fund/Georgia Interlocal Risk Management Agency/GMA Defined Contribution and Deferred Compensation Program). 

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Douglasville City Manager Marcia Hampton
Marcia has been with the city of Douglasville since 2003 and was appointed City Manager in 2015. She served as Board Chair of GCCMA (Georgia City-County Management Association) from 2020-2022 and was nominated as one of the Top 10 Women in Government by the National League of Women and Government in 2018. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and a veteran of the United States Army.

“Marcia's election as Chair of the Boards of Trustees is a clear demonstration of her exceptional leadership and commitment to the welfare of municipal employees across our state,” said Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Deputy Executive Director Randy Logan. “I look forward to working with Marcia in her capacity as Chair of the Board of Trustees for these crucial risk management and employee benefits programs.”

The GMEBS/WCSIF/GIRMA/DC boards provide policy direction and oversight to GMA’s risk management and employee benefit services programs and monitor the investment of over $3.5 billion in combined assets for these funds.

About the GMEBS/WCSIF Board of Trustees: Oversight for the Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System (GMEBS) Retirement Fund, the GMEBS OPEB Trust, the GMEBS Life and Health Insurance Fund and the GMA Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Fund (WCSIF) is provided by a 15-member board of trustees comprised of elected and appointed municipal officials from among the funds' membership.

About the Georgia Municipal Association: Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and consulting services to all of Georgia’s 537 cities. GMA anticipates and influences the forces shaping Georgia’s cities and to provide leadership, tools and services that assist municipal governments in becoming more innovative, effective and responsive. Created in 1933, the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is the only state organization that represents municipal governments in Georgia. For more information, visit

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