District 7 - Russell Edwards

  1. District 7 Commissioner Russell Edwards

  1. Russell Edwards

    District 7 Commissioner
    Phone: 706-850-0878
    400 Duncan Springs Rd.
    Athens, GA 30606

    Professional ExperienceAttorney specializing in small business consulting, strategic planning, and political action. Former 8th Grade Spanish teacher in Washington D.C. Public Schools.

    Civic and Community Service: Vice President of Citizen Advocacy Athens-Clarke, Board Member of the Downtown Athens Business Association, Former Chair of the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee, Former Treasurer of the Democratic Party of Georgia.

    Government Experience: Volunteer with the Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and coordinator of the D.C. Congressional Art Competition.

    Education: Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of North Carolina- Asheville.

    Personal: I co-host with State Rep. Spencer Frye the radio show Reppin' Georgia every Thursday from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on 92.7 FM. Husband to Airee Edwards and father to Teddy Edwards.

    His initial term began January 8, 2019.