“Mayor’s Vision Statement”
“Meeting the needs of the residents today without compromising the city’s ability to meet the needs of tomorrow.”
I give you my solemn assurance that I will work with commitment and dedication to carry out the constitutional and civic duties that are attached to the role of Mayor.
To this end, I look forward to a strong engagement with our community and my fellow council members. In serving as Mayor, I know I will be greatly assisted in the performance of my duties by the love, support, and encouragement of my family, friends, and classmates.”
Mayor Annette Morman
First Female Mayor for the City of Baconton
Annette Morman, a native of Baconton. She attended Dent-Reynolds Elementary School and graduated from Camilla Consolidated High School in 1966. She furthered her education by attending both Albany Technical College and Albany State University.
Ms. Morman has served on the Baconton City Council for 17 years. She has served on the Recreation Committee, Budget Committee, Mayor ProTem and chaired the grand opening dedication of the Jackson Davis House presently the Baconton City Hall.
Ms. Morman received many awards and certificates from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). On January 23, 2011, Mayor Day Conference, she received the Certificate of Excellence Award and also recognized for participating in the annual Robert E. Knox Leadership Institute for elected officials. To receive a Certificate of Excellence, a city official must complete a minimum of 120 units of credit.
Ms. Morman is retired from the Mitchell County Department of Family and Children Services with 34 years and 6 months of service. She has truly made empowering the children of Mitchell County her life’s work. As a case manager for 34 years, she has worked tirelessly to ensure that children of this area are protected and provided with the proper care. Her dedication and willingness to go the extra mile has helped countless families deal with tough issues and has assisted in the removal of children living in bad conditions to homes where they are loved and nurtured. She truly lives by the motto “No Child Left Behind”.
Ms. Morman is a member of many Boards and Organizations including the Georgia Welfare Association, Georgia Municipal Association, Mitchell County Hospital Authority, Past Member Workforce Investment Board, Investment Board, Mitchell County NAACP, Mitchell County EPSLOST Committee, Southwest Georgia Community Policy Council, Georgia Headstart Association Board, Mitchell Leadership 2001, Mitchell County Entrepreneurs Committee, Georgia Municipal Association Policy and Legislative Committee Member, Presently serving as 2nd Vice President for District 10, and Class of 1966
Many awards have come her way. A real mixed sense of humbleness, joy and pride fills her heart when she was selected the recipient of the 2007 Liberty Bell Award by the Mitchell County Bar Association.
Mayor Morman is the mother of two children. She has five living grandchildren and two deceased.