Commissioner Ed Nix reappointed to ACCG Board of Managers

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PRESS RELEASE

ATLANTA, GA. – White County Commissioner Edwin Nix was recently reappointed and sworn in to serve on the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG or Georgia’s County Association) Board of Managers as an At-Large Representative.

“The Board of Managers, newly installed, represents the resiliency and competency of county officials throughout Georgia,” stated Executive Director Dave Wills. “Those who have already been in service on the Board, and those who are joining for their first year of service, will continue to help Georgia and its counties navigate turbulent political and economic waters created by the pandemic and other factors. I am looking forward to working with the Board of Managers as we begin the return to economic and operational normalcy as ACCG continues its mission of advancing the interests of Georgia’s counties and the people they serve.”

Commissioner Nix has represented District 3 on the White County Board of Commissioners since 2011 and previously served as a County Commissioner 1999-2002. He is employed as the Executive Director of the White County Water Authority. Nix has always been active in working to protect water, environment, and quality of life in North Georgia. He serves on the North Georgia Coosa River Council, as an Executive Board Vice President of the Chestatee Chattahoochee Resource Conservation & Development Council, serves as regional representative on the Georgia State Soil Commission, and serves on the Stakeholder Committee for Management of the Lake Lanier Watershed. Edwin and his wife Linda are both natives of White County and reside in the Shoal Creek Community.

Regarding his reappointment, Commissioner Nix stated, “I am proud to continue to serve on the ACCG Board of Managers. ACCG works diligently to ensure that the counties can provide the necessary leadership, services and programs to meet the health, safety and welfare needs of their citizens.”

 

ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, insurance and retirement programs that specialize in local government needs and other cost-saving programs. Formed in 1914 when county officials came together to help fund the state’s first highway department, ACCG today serves as a catalyst for advancing Georgia’s counties. For more information, go to www.accg.org

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