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Mayor Joseph Geierman

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2023

Email: joseph.geierman@doravillega.us


Phone: (678) 373-9137

Joseph Geierman has lived in Doraville since 2001 and previously served as a member of the City Council. He also served on the Doraville Active Living Initiative and the Doraville Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Panel, and as a member of the Planning Commission. He also was president of NANA, the Northwoods Area Neighborhood Association.

Geierman has an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a master's degree in building construction and facility management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Since 2009, he has worked at the law firm Troutman Pepper, where he is director of real estate and facilities. A native of Southern California, he lives with his husband, B.J. Abbott, and their dog, Belle.

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Election: Nov. 3, 2020

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2021







 YEOMAN,ANDY Andy Yeoman, Council District 1

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2023

Email: andy.yeoman@doravillega.us

Phone: (470) 622-1675

Andy Yeoman moved to Doraville in 2015 to build a new home. He was lured to the City by its magnetism. Like the molecular properties common to magnets, he feels the City has the ability to bring different types of people and communities together to create strong neighborhoods. He is a past chair of the Planning Commission and currently serves on the Doraville Development Authority.

A native of Iowa, Yeoman attended Indian Hills Community College and William Penn University, majoring in business and information systems. A serial entrepreneur, he has started many businesses in information technology and telecommunications. He is currently self-employed as a business consultant in information systems and security.
 
 HENSHAW,CHRISTOPHER ID Chris Henshaw, Council District 2

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2021

Email: chris.henshaw@doravillega.us

Phone: (470) 521-4637

Chris Henshaw has lived in Doraville for eight years and in metro Atlanta for 23 years. He is an architect who owns Studio H Architecture, which is based in Doraville. He lives with his wife, Kimberly, and son, Griffin. 

Henshaw, a native of Morristown, New Jersey, and an Eagle Scout, has bachelor's and master's degrees in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is interested in seeing the City attract new retail, office and multifamily residential developments that can help increase the tax base while stimulating the economy and preserving Doraville's cultural and economic diversity.

 MORRIS,REBEKAH COHEN Rebekah Cohen Morris, Council District 2

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2023

Email: rebekah.morris@doravillega.us

Phone: (470) 622-1666

Rebekah Cohen Morris has lived in Doraville's Northwoods neighborhood since 2014. She has served on the board of a number of nonprofits and schools, led civic engagement initiatives alongside Asian American and Latin American communities, worked on improving housing conditions alongside Buford Highway, and spent time building coalitions of organizations and neighborhoods. Much of her work has focused on housing, immigration, education and civic participation.

She also spent time teaching English and journalism at Cross Keys High School and several years teaching English at Berkmar High School, where she coached basketball and volleyball and helped revitalize the PTA. She is currently studying law at Georgia State University and lives with her husband, Andrew, and their two daughters and dog. Her daughters attend Cary Reynolds Elementary School and the family attends Holy Cross Catholic Church.

 KOONTZ,STEPHE ID Stephe Koontz, Council District 3

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2021

Email: stephe.koontz@doravillega.us

Phone: (678) 373-7021

Stephe Koontz bought her first home in Doraville in 1984 and became the first transgender elected official in the Southeast when she was elected to the council in November 2017. In 2018, she wrote and sponsored a non-discrimination ordinance for Doraville that has been adapted by cities across the state. She was honored by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2019 for her promotion of inclusive policies across metro Atlanta.

Koontz, who was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, moved as a child to the Chastain Park area of Atlanta. She is a graduate of Ridgeview High School and DeKalb Technical College. She is retired from the auto repair industry and formerly managed several businesses. She lives with her dog, Dolly. 
 
 ALEXANDER,MARIA ID Maria Alexander, Council District 3

Term expires: Dec. 31, 2023

Email: maria.alexander@doravillega.us

Phone: (470) 622-1715
 
Maria Alexander is a native of the Doraville area with a longtime interest in local government. She previously served on the City Council (2008-15), and during this time she was Acting Mayor for a brief period (2011).

Alexander is employed by a Fortune 200 industrial distribution company and spent the majority of her career at a Fortune 250 company that manufactured packaging machinery. She has expertise in procurement, production management, inventory control, information technology and import/export.





 

 

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