Descriptions & Districts

GPA Needs You!

Ever thought to yourself, I think GPA should … I wonder if GPA could…I wish GPA would….?

Take Action. Make your ideas a reality. You can make an impact on Planning across the state of Georgia.

This year Georgia Planning Association has a great number of opportunities in which to express yourself. Throw your name in the hat and help lead GPA by becoming a candidate for office. The organization needs you!

Take the opportunity to learn more about your profession and the organization making great communities happen in Georgia. Let us know if you or someone you know would serve your organization today. Learn more on each board position here! Please contact the GPA Executive Director and submit a statement of interest.

Board Positions

Vice President for Programs

Coordinates activities and programs; make arrangements for and establish the program for the annual conference; Chairperson of the Programs Committee

Vice President for Chapter Services

Responsible for publication of the chapter Newsletter; Coordinates the publication of a chapter membership roster or directory and generally responsible for membership services and Chairs annual sponsorship campaign. Chairperson of Chapter Services committee


Prepares and report minutes of Membership, Board, and Executive Committee meetings; Retain and have custody of all non-financial records of the Chapter; and communicates with APA on behalf of Chapter


Prepare annual budget, maintain accounts, quarterly and yr. end reports, and receive and disburse chapter funds

District Directors

District 1

Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, Whitfield

District 2

Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Greene, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Jasper, Lumpkin, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, Walton, White

District 3

Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Rockdale

District 4

Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, Upson

District 5

Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Twiggs, Wilkinson

District 6

Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington, Wilkes

District 7

Baker, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Colquitt, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Harris, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Terrell, Thomas, Webster, Worth

District 8

Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bleckley, Brantley, Brooks, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Cook, Dodge, Echols, Emanuel, Evans, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Lanier, Laurens, Lowndes, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Tift, Toombs, Truetlen, Turner, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler, Wilcox

District 9

Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh