Commissioners & Administration
Chairman-G.S. “Gator” Hodges, District 1, elected 2008; took office 2009; second term. Commissioner Hodges represents the north, northeast and eastern portions of Butts County including Worthville, Jackson Lake and Stark. He is an employee of the CSX Railroad where he works as a yardmaster and holds certification as both a Basic and Advanced Certified Commissioner. He was elected to his first term as Vice Chairman in 2011 and as Chairman in 2013. Hodges has been appointed by the Governor of Georgia to both the Board of Directors of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and the Georgia Public Defenders Standards and Training Council. He also serves on the Middle Ocmulgee Water Council, Chairs the ACCG Subcommittee on Economic Development and is a graduate of Leadership Butts County, the Georgia Academy for Economic Development and Leadership Georgia. In 2010, Hodges was selected by Georgia Trend Magazine for membership in their “Top 40 under 40″ influential leaders in Georgia. Hodges lives in the Stark-Jackson Lake community with his wife, Keri, and their son, Noah. They are active members of the Rock Springs Congregational Methodist Church in Milner. On Twitter: @GatorHodges Facebook Page: G.S. “Gator” Hodges E-Mail: email@example.com
Vice Chairman-Robert L. Henderson, Sr., District 2, elected 2008; took office 2009; second term. Commissioner Henderson represents the southeast and southern portions of Butts County including Flovilla, Cork, Mt. Vernon and portions of Jackson. He is the owner of R.L. Henderson and Sons Tree Removal Service and also serves as the Pastor of Rock Creek Baptist Church in Indian Springs. He holds certification as both a Basic and Advanced County Commissioner. He was elected Vice Chairman in 2013. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commissioner-Mike Patterson, District 3, elected 2010; took office 2011; first term. Commissioner Patterson represents the southern, southwestern and western portions of Butts County including south Jackson, Towaliga and portions of McKibben. He is the owner of Patterson Mortgage and Patterson Storage and also works as a commercial and residential realtor. He is an active supporter of and current President of the Butts County Chapter of the Georgia Right To Life, an organization that works to promote the value of and protection of human life. He holds certification as a Basic County Commissioner and is completing the requirements for Advanced County Commissioner in 2012. E-Mail: email@example.com
Commissioner-Keith Douglas, District 4, elected 2009; took office 2009; re-elected 2010; completed previous commissioner term and is currently in first term of office in his own right. Commissioner Douglas represents the central district which includes portions of Jackson, southern Jenkinsburg; Shiloh and surrounding areas. He is employed by the Georgia Department of Corrections and holds certification as both a Basic and Advanced County Commissioner. He served as Vice Chairman in 2012. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commissioner-Roger D. McDaniel, District 5, elected 2008; took office 2009; second term. Commissioner McDaniel represents the west, northwest and northern portions of Butts County including Worthville; Fincherville and North Jenkinsburg. He is an employee of the Georgia Power Department and holds certification as both a Basic and Advanced Certified Commissioner. He has served as Chair in 2011 and 2012. E-Mail: email@example.com
County Administrator-J. Michael Brewer. Current service: 1986-Present. As County Administrator, Mr. Brewer holds the position of Chief Administrative Officer of the County and Chief of Staff to the Board of Commissioners. In these roles, he oversees policy development, county operations, public affairs, network administration and legislative coordination. He began his career with Butts County as an Emergency Medical Technician and was promoted into other positions including two years as Assistant 911 Director, six years as E-911 Director, one year as County Clerk, five years as Personnel Administrator and Chief Operating Officer and four years as Deputy County Administrator. He also served as County Emergency Management Director and County Public Safety Director for nine years concurrently with his other positions. After serving as Interim Administrator for a year, he became the County Administrator in 2012.
He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for both Southern Crescent Technical College and Sylvan Grove Hospital. In 1998, he became the first Butts County citizen to be awarded the Governor’s Public Safety Award Medal, Georgia’s highest honor for public safety officials and is a two-time recipient of the Butts County Citizen of the Year award, in 2008 and in 2012. On Twitter: @JMichaelBrewer Facebook Page: J. Michael Brewer E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
County Clerk-Jessica E. Reynolds, employed 2007; appointed 2009. Ms. Reynolds serves as the County Clerk and Secretary to the Board of Commissioners, in charge of agendas, minutes, meetings, board initiatives and special projects. She is the Chief Records Officers for the County government. Prior to her service, she worked briefly as an accounting technican and for two years as a Zoning Clerk.
Office Contact: 770-775-8200