Boards & Committees

Douglas County GeorgiaThe Douglas County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is assisted by a number of advisory commissions, boards and committees. These groups are comprised of county residents and report directly to either the BOC or to individual county departments.

2024 Schedule for BOC Committee Meetings (subject to change) - See below for any date/time changes.
2024 Schedule

*Effective January 1, 2024, all Committee Meetings have resumed in-person in the Board of Commissioners Board Room (3rd Floor) Douglas County Courthouse (Subject to change). All Committee Meetings are open to the Public. Meetings are no longer held virtually. The public is invited to attend in-person. 


  • Public Safety and Fire/EMS Committee for February 15 is at 2:00 p.m

  • Parks & Rec Committee Meeting of April 2 has been rescheduled for April 9

  • Programming Committee Meeting of April 1 has been rescheduled for April 8


  • Generally speaking, the terms board, commission and committee are interchangeable as applied to the names of these bodies. The groups vary in size and responsibility. Some bodies are created for a specific length of time, while others are ongoing in their assistance to the BOC.
  • In addition, commissioners make appointments to a variety of other authorities and boards throughout the county, which serve in advisory capacities for specific projects, services or facilities. These operate outside the direct supervision of county government.
  • Certain qualifications are required to hold positions on some boards, commissions, committees or authorities.
  • Please contact the County Clerk, Lisa Watson, with any questions regarding board membership at 770-920-7416 or

See Current/Upcoming Opportunities to Serve and descriptions of Douglas County Boards:


Please submit all applications to the County Clerk, Lisa Watson,