562 Pulaski St.
Athens, GA 30601
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
Photos: High resolution photos of Kelly Girtz
His initial term as Mayor began January 8, 2019.