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Northeast Georgia Regional Commission:

Board Profile: The Northeast Georgia Regional Commission, located in Athens, is one of twelve state-wide regional commissions, created to be a focal point for regional issues concerning local government and to be a resource for those governments in a variety of specialized areas including government planning, economic development, grant preparation, job training, and aging services. This agency serves 12 Northeast Georgia counties including Barrow County and 54 municipalities.

Pat Graham, Chairman
678-300-5367
Term is concurrent to term of office
Appointing Authority: Virtue of position (Chairman of Board of County Commissioners)

Linda Blechinger, Mayor of Auburn
770-963-4002
4 Year Term Expiring on 12/31/16
Appointing Authority: Mayors of all six cities

Tommy Jennings (Private Sector)
1 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/18
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Qualification of Members: resident of the county.

Meeting Schedule: Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month except July and Dec. at noon at the Athens Holiday Inn, 197 E. Broad St. in Athens. Contact: Jim Dove, Executive Director, at 706-369-5650 or Mott Beck, Executive Assistant, at 706-369-5650