Chief Brannen Pruette

Chief Brannen Pruette has served with the Douglas Police Department as Deputy Chief since September 10, 2010 and was appointed as the new Police Chief on May 8, 2023. He also served as interim police chief of the Douglas Police Department from May 2018 until March 1, 2019. He has been certified as a law […]

Eugene Dyal

My name is Eugene Dyal. I was born in 1954 a native of Alma, Bacon County. I am a 1972 graduate of Bacon County High School. After high school I became the co-owner of Aire-O-Lite Optical along with my brother Donnie Dyal for twenty-one years. In 1975 I married Sherrie Smith also from Bacon County. […]

Selena Strickland

Selena Strickland is a graduate of the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University with a master of public health in epidemiology. She was employed by the Georgia Division of Public Health as the district epidemiologist/biostatistician for the Coastal Health District until she left to devote time to urgent family healthcare needs. Since then, […]

Carlos Nelson

Born in Waycross, Commissioner Nelson is a 1982 graduate of Waycross High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served honorably for 6 years with duty stations at Robins AFB in Warner Robins Georgia and USAF Detachment in Conrad Montana. After returning home in 1990, Commissioner Nelson worked for the Ware […]

Derek Herlocker

Derek Herlocker was born in Coffee County and lived there until 2014 when God called him to First Baptist Church in Homerville where he serves as the Student Pastor and has served there since 2014. Derek previously served as Student Pastor at First Baptist Church in Broxton, Ga for 9 years. Derek is a graduate […]

JoAnne Lewis

JoAnne Lewis is President of the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of the Douglas-Coffee Economic Development Authority. She has more than 25 years of economic development experience with local and state government. Her main career objective has been to grow jobs and business to support a strong economy. She understands the importance […]

Dr. Faye Mathis

Dr. Faye Mathis is employed as Dean of Allied Health at Coastal Pines Technical College. A graduate of Valdosta State University with Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Adult Education. She also received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Argosy University, Sarasota Florida. A Respiratory Therapist by trade and served as Program Director and instructor of […]

Ginger Manning

Ginger Manning is a graduate of South Georgia State College and Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has 26 years of nursing experience with the majority in the field of Emergency Nursing. Currently she is employed at the Bacon County Hospital as the Emergency Department Nurse Manager. She was born […]

Dr. John Lairsey

I am a native of Waycross, GA and recently retired from the Charlton County School System after 34 1/2 years. I served as a teacher, principal at the elementary, middle and high school levels, served one year as an Associate Superintendent and served the last 9 1/2 years as Superintendent. While I continue to reside […]

Sheriff Len Davis

Len Davis was born and raised in Brantley County. He has been in law enforcement for approximately 31 years. He has been with the Sheriff of Brantley County since 2017. Len began his law enforcement career in Glynn County working with the Glynn County Police Department and Glynn County Sheriff’s Office. Len is married to […]