About Your District 5 Commissioner
Commissioner Russ Crumbley became the 48th person elected as a County Commissioner in 1984 and took office in 1985 with the beginning of the 87th Session. He served three consecutive terms (12 years) before choosing not to run again and leaving office in January of 1997. Following his retirement from Central Georgia EMC, Commissioner Crumbley returned to public life and ran unopposed for a fourth term of office in 2016, taking office in 2017. He again ran unopposed in 2020 for a fifth term of office which will begin in 2021, making him the longest tenured Commissioner on the Board in terms of public service. He currently works part time for Sherrell Westbury Funeral Home and is actively involved in Macedonia Baptist Church. Commissioner Crumbley became a Certified County Commissioner in 2017 and was elected to serve as Chairman by his colleagues for the 2018 session. He and his wife Rhonda have two grown children and several grandchildren.