ELLIJAY, Ga. – Vacant since September 11, the Board officially named a new member to fill the seat at a Special Called Meeting this week.
Held on December 17, 2018, the Special Meeting saw Board Chairman Michael Bramlett report to the board that Doug Pritchett is willing to serve alongside them and will be taking the spot in January.
Bramlett stated in their meeting, “Mr. Pritchett is a long time resident of Gilmer County and he will make a good Board-person.”
Moving forward with the new appointment, Pritchett will serve the remaining 2 years of the current term. At that point, he will be free to run in the regular election for the position.