Andy Herod  
Title: District 8 Commissioner
Phone: 706-543-0281
District 8 Commissioner Andy Herod

315 Brookwood Dr.
Athens, GA 30605

Professional Experience: Professor of Geography and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs and of Anthropology, University of Georgia

Civic and Community Service: Member, Safe Routes to School (SR2S) task force (2005-2007); President, Athens-Clarke County Federation of Neighborhoods and Community Associations (2004-2007); President, Green Acres / Crestwood Community Association (2003-07)

Government Experience: Athens-Clarke County Commission (2007-present); Mayor Pro Tempore (2011 and 2012); Member, Athens-Clarke County Planning Commission (2006-2007); Member, Hearings Board (2005-2006; Chair, 2006); Member, Stakeholder Committee to develop tree ordinance (2004); Member, Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Advisory Committee (2003-04); Intern, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (1990).

Education: Ph.D., Economic and Urban Geography, Rutgers University (1992); M.A., Geography, West Virginia University (1988); B.Soc.Sci. (Hons), Geography, University of Bristol (England) (1986)

Personal: Married to Jennifer Frum

His initial term began March 22, 2007. 

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