Board of Commissioners Members & Meetings

Sumter County is divided into five districts. One Commissioner is elected from each district and serves a four-year term. All are elected on staggered terms.

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the County Commission are elected each year by the five member Board.

Board Members

  • Mark Waddell, Chairman (District 2)
  • Clay Jones, (District 1)
  • William Reid (District 3)
  • Scott Roberson (District 4)
  • Jessie Smith (District 5)


Type of MeetingRegular DayTime
Work SessionSecond Tuesday of the month6:00 pm
Regular Board MeetingThird Tuesday of the month6:00 pm

Work Session Meetings

 2nd Tuesday at 6:00 PM - Dial in Number 1–646–558–8656 | Meeting ID: 919 4279 3132 | Password: 123788

Regular Meetings

3rd Tuesday at 6:00 PM -  Dial in Number 1–646–558–8656 | Meeting ID: 952 1489 3004 | Password: 072455 

All meetings of the Sumter County Board of Commissioners are open to the public.

Notice of Work Session and Regular Meeting


Sumter County is a political subdivision of the State of Georgia. The governing authority of the County is the Board of Commissioners.

General Duties

  • To enact resolutions and ordinances for the general health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Sumter County
  • To levy taxation when necessary to finance the operation of the County government
  • To plan for future public service needs
  • To provide necessary services to safeguard the well-being and safety of the citizens