Professional Experience:Mayor, ACC Unified Government 2019-present; Regional Director for Student Services, Foothills Charter HS 2015-2018; District 9 Commissioner, ACC Unified Government 2007-2018; Principal & Teacher, Clarke County School District (Classic City HS and W.R. Coile Middle School) 1998-2014.
Civic and Community Service:Board Member, Family Connection-Communities in Schools of Athens; Board Member, Red Cross of Northeast Georgia; Board Member, Envision Athens
Education:Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership, University of Georgia; Master of Arts in Teaching (Social Science Education), Piedmont College; Bachelor of Science in Sociology (minor in Criminal Justice), Old Dominion University
Personal: Married to Andrea Griffith-Girtz, father to Noah Girtz. Enjoys live music, travel, carpentry