Fulton Board Sworn In For New Term Two New Members Join the Board | Print |

The seven members of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners were sworn into office during a ceremony on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, following elections held in November 2010. 

Each member was administered the Oath of Office and Loyalty Oath by a Fulton County Superior Court Judge.  Two new members were sworn in as new members of the Board of Commissioners. Liz Hausmann was elected to the District 3 seat and Commissioner Joan Garner was elected to the District 6 seat.  Chairman John Eaves, Commissioner Robb Pitts (District 2, At-Large), Commissioner Tom Lowe (District 4), Commissioner Emma I. Darnell (District 5), and Commissioner William “Bill” Edwards (District 7), were all re-elected to the Board. 

Members of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners serve concurrent four-year terms.  The District 1 seat, which is held by the Chairman of the Board, and the District 2 seat are both at-large positions. The five additional members are elected as district commissioners. 

During their meeting, the Board unanimously selected District 5 Commissioner Emma I. Darnell to serve as Vice Chair of the Board of Commissioners for 2011.