Mayor & Council
Mayor Roy "Shan" Ash, III
Mayor Ash started his term as Mayor in 2016.
Ward 1 – Nan Bowen
Nan Bowen started her term to represent Ward 1 in 2016.
Ward 2 – Annie Sutton
|Back L to R: Former Council Member Edward Young, Bradley Greene, Kevin Stanley
Front L to R: Nan Bowen, Mayor Ash, Annie Sutton (2017)
Annie Sutton is the first African-American woman elected in the City of Cleveland. Ms. Sutton, elected in 2000, beat out long term Council Member Ed Head for the Ward 2 Council Seat.
Ward 3 - Kevin Stanley
Kevin Stanley took office on January 1, 2018. Mr. Stanley qualified unopposed for the Ward 3 seat.
Ward 4 – Bradley Greene
Bradley Greene took office in 2006 in a contested race. Mr. Greene decided to run for office when Council Member John Palmour decided not to run for Ward 4 Council Seat.
Notable Officials Of The Past
Ed Head – served as a City Council Member Ward 2 from 1946 through 2000. A total of 54 years as a public servant to the citizens of Cleveland.
John Palmour served as City Council Member Ward 4 from 1970 until he decided to retire in 2006.
Edith Huff – served as the first female Council Member for Cleveland.
Mayor Donald Stanley - Mayor Stanley served the citizens of Cleveland from 1982 until his retirement in 2015.
Rush Mauney - was elected for Council Member Ward 1 through a special election in 1996 when Council Member Coleman Allen resigned from office. Mr. Mauney served from 1996-2015 and is still a viable business owner within the Northeast Georgia Mountains.
Edward Young has served the citizens of Cleveland since 1970 and recently retired his seat. His long accomplished term ended December 1, 2017.
Former Mayor Don Stanley (sitting) L to R, Rush Mauney, Bradley Greene, Edward Young and Annie Sutton (and a random dog) :)
Edward Young retires from City Council
Edward Young, City Council Member - Ward 3, decided to retire in 2017.
Mr. Young took office in 1970 and dedicated 47 years of public service to the citizens of Cleveland. During his time in office, Mr. Young was instrumental in the development and improvement's to the city's infrastructure.