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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]