Harry Sims  
Title: District 2 Commissioner
Phone: 706-546-1683
District 2 Commissioner Harry Sims

170 Cone Dr. Athens, GA 30601

Professional Experience: Retired Clarke County School District fifth grade teacher at Barrow Elementary School (29 years), Crawford Coal and Mattress Works (two years).

Civic and Community Service: 100 Percenters Inc., United Way of Northeast Georgia Board of Directors, Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Georgia Association of Educators, National Association of Educators, Deacon and Trustee of the East Friendship Baptist Church.

Government Experience: Athens City Council (three years); District 2 Commissioner (1993-present); Chairman of the Sims Committee and the Pension Board for the Unified Government; Mayor Pro Tempore (2001 and 2004).

Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Georgia.

Personal: Married to Evelyn Taylor Sims and has two sons, Terrence and Travis

His initial term began January 5, 1993. 

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