Carol Myers has proven herself.

Carol is an accomplished commissioner who is committed to representing all Athenians and working to create a more equitable, welcoming, and Green community.

For Carol, being a commissioner is about helping you, the constituents.

It’s also about staying true to her passions — advocating for public transportation and bike infrastructure, helping Athens stay true to its 100% renewal energy resolution, being a champion for Eastside businesses, and promoting just and equitable policies for all Athenians.

Carol is Trusted and Endorsed by…

Mayor Kelly Girtz

“Carol brings a depth of knowledge and commitment to the welfare of Athens to her work as County Commissioner. She is a needed voice in City Hall.”

Commissioner Tiffany Taylor

“I’m supporting Carol because of her dedication to and initiatives for making East Athens better for all residents.”

Athens-Clarke County Democratic Party

“Dr Myers' passions are constantly on display as she fights for the Eastside and for all Athenians. She is thoughtful and always present.”

Patrick Davenport, District 1 Commissioner

“Carol promotes consensus among commissioners because she does her homework and engages respectfully with her colleagues. Carol listens; she stays alert; she tells the truth. Her newsletter informs me about current and long-term issues.”

-Jackie Elsner, Eastside resident

“Carol is a voice of thoughtful, well-researched collaboration with her fellow commissioners, with people who have the same and opposing ideas. She is respectful to everyone.”

-JoBeth Allen, Eastside resident

Carol Myers does the work.  

Carol is an experienced community leader, proving a strong advocate for her beliefs while in office since 2020. She has been a long-time leader in local alternative transportation efforts and other local projects, including SPLOST advisory committees, Athens in Motion and 100% Athens Renewable Energy Initiative .

For Carol, Athens means home.

Carol has been an Athens resident for almost 40 years and an Eastsider since 1995. She has raised two daughters, Clare and Anne Saunders, who attended Athens Montessori and Clarke County public schools.

She has a doctorate in education from UGA and is a retired Athens Technical College teacher and dean.

When she’s not busy with the commission, Carol loves cycling around the Athens-area country roads and attending Athens many cultural events.

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