Liz Hausmann is Vice Chairman and the Fulton County Commissioner representing District 1.
This district is located in northeast Fulton that includes Johns Creek and portions of the cities of Alpharetta, , Roswell, and Sandy Springs east of Georgia 400. Commissioner Hausmann was first elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2012, and was unopposed and re-elected to a second term the November 4, 2014 General Election.
Commissioner Hausmann has made her career in public service. She began that career by serving on the Fulton County Board of Education. Elected in 2002, Commissioner Hausmann encouraged system-wide reform. She helped lead the reform to privatize the Fulton County School System Capital Programs Department, saving the school district millions of dollars that could then be utilized in the classroom to enhance student achievement. She also sought to diminish the financial burden to taxpayers by voting to lower the millage rate while serving on the Board.
While still on the Fulton County Board of Education, Liz served as a member of the Board of the Committee for Johns Creek, initiating the creation of the new city of Johns Creek . She supported Johns Creekâ€™s innovative millage rate cap; making it easier for homeowners to have a voice about tax rate increases. Following the successful incorporation vote, Liz was elected to join the inaugural Johns Creek City Council in 2006.
Beginning in 2011, as Fulton County Commissioner, Commissioner Hausmann has served as Chairman of the Atlanta Fulton County Water Resources Commission, a member of the Fulton County Defined Contribution Board and Fulton County Pension Board Trustee. She received the 2012 Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Award and the 2012 RBC Friend of Business Award. She is a 2011 graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute. In 2013 she was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to serve on the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. She also serves as Chairman of the General County Governance Committee for the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia.
Commissioner Hausmannâ€™s community involvement includes appointments on the Fulton Education Foundation Board of Directors, Rep. Tom Priceâ€™s Advisory Council, and the the Fulton County Schools Superintendentâ€™s Community Advisory Council. She has previously served as a member of the Georgia Municipal Association Legislative Policy Council, Johns Creek Founders Day Chairman, Governorâ€™s Children and Youth Coordinating Council, 2006 North Fulton Phenomenal Woman of the Year, Leadership North Fulton Class of 2006, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and Vice Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Registrations and Elections.
Commissioner Hausmann is a proud Georgia native and the daughter of a public school teacher and Episcopal priest. Residing in Johns Creek for 20 years, she has two grown children, two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. She attends Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church.
Term: January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2018
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