Clerk to the Commission

Tonya Grier

Clerk to the Commission
Tonya R. Grier, in her role as the Clerk to the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is a dedicated public servant working to support those committed to ensuring good government for all residents.

Officially named to the role of County Clerk in November 2020, Ms. Grier is no stranger to supporting the vision of those elected to serve Fulton County. She has served in the Office of the Clerk to the Commission since 2014 in roles of increasing responsibility including that of Deputy, Chief Deputy, Interim Clerk. Ms. Grier decided early to dedicate her career to public service. Prior to joining Fulton County, she served with the City of Covington from 1992 to 2011, including three years as the City Clerk.

In 2008, Ms. Grier’s expertise as a Clerk in the City of Covington was expedited during her work to coordinate elections, resolve complaints, review budgets, and prepare and record meeting minutes. The start of her career also provided a strong foundation in customer service, a skill, she continues to incorporate into her duties leading Fulton County’s Clerk Office.

As the County Clerk, she serves as the lead scribe and recorder for all Fulton County Board of Commission meetings. Known for her exceptional organizational skills, Ms. Grier’s duties also include:
• Develops and distributes agendas, information packets
• Certifies documents maintained by the office of the Clerk
• Serves as custodian of the official County Seal
• Supervises staff, including hiring, terminating, disciplining, evaluating, and delegating and prioritizing duty assignments.
• Serves as the Coordinator of Records Management ensuring compliance and directs all records management matters pursuant to the Georgia Records Act.

Ms. Grier is an experienced Certified County Clerk whose love for learning is due to her strong family of educators. She proudly holds a Masters’ degree in Public Administration from Troy State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of West Georgia. Her education and experience have produced impressive results for Fulton County. She and her team have implemented a workflow routine that effortlessly assists the distribution of all pre and post Board of Commission meeting information.

Tonya R. Grier is a true professional committed to ensuring that the Fulton County Clerk’s Office is known as an efficient, cost-effective operation, constantly working to ensure the integrity of all records and information pertaining to the Board of Commission.