Kelly Girtz

Mayor's Office
Title: Mayor
Phone: 706-613-3010
Mayor Kelly Girtz

562 Pulaski St.
Athens, GA 30601

Professional Experience: Director for Student Services at Foothills Charter High School (2015-2018), teacher and administrator with Clarke County School District - W.R. Coile Middle School, Classic City High School (1998-2014). His initial term as Mayor began January 8, 2019.

Civic and Community Service: Currently: Board Member of Family Connection / Communities in Schools, Board Member of ACTION, Inc. Former: Board member of Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful, Board Member of Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia, Junior League of Athens Advisory Board Member.

Government Experience: Athens-Clarke County Commissioner (2007-2019), Mayor Pro Tempore (2008)

Education: Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Old Dominion University (1993); Master of Arts in Teaching, Piedmont College (1998); Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership, The University of Georgia (2006). 

Personal: Married to Andrea Griffith-Girtz, father to Noah Girtz. Enjoys live music, travel, carpentry

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