Coaching Program

The Coaching Program provides free one-on-one coaching by senior managers. Emerging leaders and mid-managers are encouraged to review the profiles of the volunteer coaches listed and find the right match to help you succeed and advance. Coaches can be utilized as one-time advise givers or on-going mentors.



Pete PyrzenskiPete Pyrzenski
City Manager, City of Tifton
PO Box 229
Tifton, GA 31793-0229
Phone: (229) 382-6231
Fax:(229) 391-3990

Preferred Method of contact: Email

Degrees Held  
MPA Valdosta State
BA University of North Florida
Work History  
10/13 - 2017 City Manager, Commerce, GA
5/11 - 9/13 General Manager of Republic Services, Waycross, GA
3/05 - 5/11  City Manager, Waycross, GA
10/96 - 2/05  Public Works Director, Valdosta, GA

Specific coaching interests and areas of expertise

  • Transition from private sector into public sector
  • Former military members that are entering public service
  • Inexperienced managers that need advice with elected officials

Bob RegusBob Regus
City Administrator, City of Alpharetta
2 Park Plaza
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone: (678) 297-6012
Email: bregus@alpharetta.ga.us

Preferred Method of contact: Email

Degrees Held  
MPA Georgia State
BBA Georgia State
Work History  
1/99 - Present City Administrator, Alpharetta, GA
10/95 - 12/98 County Manager, Fulton County, GA
1/91 - 10/95 Deputy County Manager, Fulton County, GA
1/75 - 7/91  Tax Office, Budget Office, County Manager’s Office, Fulton County, GA

H. Carter Crawford
Retired City Manager
108 Forest Rd
Sylvania, GA 30467
Phone: 912-564-2267
Email: craw@planters.net

Preferred Method of contact: Email

Degrees Held  
BS Georgia Southern
Work History  
01/98 – 10/12 City Manager, Sylvania, GA
07/90 – 07/98 City Administrator, Statesboro, GA
01/85 – 01/90 City Manager, Cedartown, GA
07/79 – 07/85 City Manager, Millen, GA


  • ICMA- CM

Kevin PoeKevin Poe
County Manager, Jackson County
67 Athens Street
Jefferson, GA  30549
Phone: 706-367-6314
Email: kpoe@jacksoncountygov.com     

Preferred Method of contact: Email

Degrees Held  
MPA University of West Georgia
BSCE University of Alabama
Work History  
12/11 – Present County Manager, Jackson County, GA
02/95 – 11/11 County Manager, Floyd County, GA
01/92 – 02/95 Assistant City Manager, Lagrange, GA
06/87 – 01/92 Public Works Director, Floyd County, GA


  • Certificate of Public Management – Carl Vinson Institute of Government, UGA
  • International City/County Management Association
  • GCCMA District Director
  • Board of Trustees, ACCG Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Jackson County Family Connection Board of Directors
  • ACTION, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Advantage Behavioral Health Systems Community Service Board member, Vice Chairman
  • Jefferson First United Methodist Church, Finance Committee

Stan BrownStan Brown
City Manager, City of Oakwood
P.O. Box 99
Oakwood, GA 30566
Phone: 770-534-2365
Email: sbrown@cityofoakwood.net    

Preferred Method of contact: Email

Degrees Held  
MPA University of West Georgia
BSCE US Air Force Academy
Work History  
01/04 – Present                City Manager, City of Oakwood, GA
01/02 – 01/04 Transportation & Public Works Dir, Jefferson, GA
01/01 – 01/02 Public Works Director, Laramie, WY
01/99 – 01/01 Public Works Director, Castle Rock, CO
01/95 – 01/99 Transportation & Public Works Dir, Athens-Clarke County, GA
01/87 – 01/95 Public Utilities Admin/City Engineer, Carrollton, GA


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) GA
  • Public Works Leadership Fellow (PWLF) 
Specific Coaching Interests and Areas of Expertise
Strategic Planning, Performance Management, Leadership, Infrastructure Development and Asset Management, Capital Program, Transportation and Water Resource Management.
2020 GCCMA Spring Conference

2020 GCCMA Spring Conference

GCCMA's 2020 Spring Conference will be held at the Augusta Marriott on March 18-20, 2020.

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Job Opportunities

The following job opportunities are provided by Georgia Local Government Access (GLGA) Marketplace, a web site maintained by the Georgia Municipal Association and the Association County Commissioners of Georgia.