Professional and Civic Experience
Publisher, Athens Believer magazine
Sales and management, Northeast Sales Distributing
Financial Advisor, J.C. Bradford
Undergraduate degree, Social Sciences Education, UGA
Previous Races: Ran for Mayor as a Republican in 1994.
Donations: Donated to Douglas Haines (D) in 2003.
Fundraising: On the fundraising committee of Houston Gaines (R) in 2017.
Inferred Party: Unclear
Issues: Affordable Housing
Voted YES on re-zoning Mitchell Street without using the county’s leverage to ask for some affordable units in the new development.
(More information about 2019 votes)
Moving Work Sessions to City Hall: YES
Redesigning the Chase Street Corridor: YES
Updating County Anti-Discrimination Policy: YES
Reject Concept Maps for Athens in Motion: YES
Athens in Motion plan: YES
Bike Lanes on Barnett Shoals: NO
Delay Designating SPLOST Projects: NO
(More information about 2018 votes)
Progress on Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan: YES
TSPLOST project list and referendum: YES
Re-zoning Mitchell Street: YES
(More information about 2017 votes)
Complete Streets Improvements for Chase: YES
Allow Sale of Growlers in Brewpubs: YES
Fare-Free Bus Rides for K-12 Students: YES
Bar Admittance and Civil Rights Committee: YES
(More information about 2016 votes)
FY 2016 Budget: YES
Removing Wetland Buffers: YES
Delay repaving of Chase Street: YES
Adopt Securus Tech Contract: YES
Allow Food Trucks: YES
Keep Domestic Partnership Benefits: YES
(More information about 2015 votes)
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