The governing authority of Peachtree City is the Mayor and City Council, consisting of five elected members who serve 4-year terms. While all five members are elected at large, all must reside within Peachtree City. At their first meeting each calendar year the Mayor Pro-Tem is selected by the City Council.
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151 Willowbend Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269
7 Dover Trail
Mayor Don Haddix was first elected to City Council Post 1 in 2007, winning the 2009 election for the seat of Mayor.
Haddix has lived in Peachtree City since 1987. He has worked in U.S. Naval intelligence, as a supervisor for Bethlehem Steel, and has been a business owner in Georgia for 20 years.
Don and his wife, Cathy, live in Dover Square in Aberdeen Village. They have one adult son who lives in south Georgia.
Favorite things about Peachtree City: Mayor Haddix appreciates Peachtree City's sense of community, the small town atmosphere, and the high standards of the community
Council Member - Post 1
2407 Ashford Park
Council Member Eric Imker was elected in 2009 to fill the unexpired term for Post 1 (through December 2011). He moved to Peachtree City in 2003, where he worked at Panasonic until 2007. He is retired from the Air Force and also has 13 years experience in the automotive industry. Prior to his election, Eric served as a volunteer member of the Peachtree City Recreation Commission.
Eric has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from San Jose State University, a Master’s degree in Computer Systems from the Air Force Institute of Technology, an advanced professional degree in Program Management from the Defense Systems Management College as well as credits towards an MBA.
Career highlights include being the program manager of the primary payload of space shuttle mission 39, STS Discovery as well as program manager of a $1B “Star Wars” satellite.
Eric and his wife, Deb, have been married for 31 years. They live in Ashford Park in Aberdeen Village and have two grown children. Warren is a NASA engineer in Huntsville, AL and Valerie is a registered professional interior designer working in Atlanta, GA.
Favorite things about Peachtree City: Imker enjoys the friendly people, cart paths, and all the wonderful things Peachtree City has to offer.
Council Council Post 2 is Currently Vacant pending the November 5, 2013, Municipal Election and possible December 3 Runoff Election)
Council Member - Post 3
109 Loblolly Circle
Kim Learnard was elected in 2009 and lives in Aberdeen Village , in the Lake Peachtree neighborhood. She and her husband, Rob, moved their family to Peachtree City in 1999. Kim and Rob have two daughters who are in their twenties, and one teenage son.
Councilwoman Learnard is an Electrical Engineer who started her career installing factory automation systems for General Motors. After ten years with GM, she founded her own technical documentation company, earned a Master's Degree in Adult Education from UGA, and today continues her career in workforce training.
Kim and her family have enjoyed Peachtree City Recreation baseball, softball, basketball, and lacrosse. She is a distance runner who takes full advantage of Peachtree City's renowned multi-use paths. In fact, she credits running for her move here: after running the Peachtree City Classic in 1998, she drove home to Alpharetta and told her husband that Peachtree City was where they should live. A year later, they sold their Alpharetta home, packed up the family, and moved.
Favorite things about Peachtree City: Events like the Memorial Day Ceremony, the Great Georgia Air Show, school fun runs, concerts at The Fred and, of course, the July 4th Parade and Fireworks.
Council Member - Post 4
A Peachtree City resident since 1991, Vanessa Fleisch was elected in 2009 to City Council Post 4. She moved to Georgia in 1986 from New Jersey, and worked for CNN and CNN International. She became a Realtor and is currently with Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners in Peachtree City.
Councilwoman Fleisch and her husband, Michael, have two sons, one in college and one in high school. They live in Emerling Grove in Kedron Village and are members of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Favorite things about Peachtree City: I love the sense of community that is an intrinsic part of living in Peachtree City.
The Mayor and Council meet on the first and third Thursdays each month, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall, 151 Willowbend Road.
In their policy-making capacity, the City Council is authorized to perform the following functions: