IMG_1908Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield was elected to a four year term in November 2016 and took office on January 1, 2017. The Commissioner is responsible for public works, finance, administration, purchasing, fire, rescue, emergency management, planning, economic development, and public health and welfare in Walker County. The Commissioner’s staff helps the Commissioner carry out these functions.

The Commissioner holds public meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. These meetings take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Courthouse Annex III building, 201 S Main Street in LaFayette. Agendas for these meetings are released at least 24 hours in advance.


* Accounts Payable Clerk, Paulette Crowe
* Accountant, Tim Harrison
* County Clerk, Rebecca Wooden
* Economic & Community Development Director, Robert Wardlaw
* Finance Officer, Greg McConnell
* Human Resource Director, Sharleen Robinson
* Insurance Clerk, Tina Stoker
* Legal & Policy Director, Matt Williamson
* Payroll / Employee Benefits Clerk, Tabitha Cantrell
* Public Relations Director, Joe Legge
* Receptionist, Joan Fowler
* Sole Commissioner, Shannon Whitfield

P.O. Box 445
101 South Duke Street
LaFayette, GA  30728
706-638-1437 Office
706-638-1453 Fax

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