Northwest Georgia Regional Commission Council


  • 11 am
  • Third Thursday of each month
  • Rome Civic Center
  • No meetings during July or December unless otherwise called
  • Contact Executive Director Boyd Austin, Barbara Snead, or Julie Meadows, assigned Community Planner at 706-295-6485.


  • Bud Owens (Commissioner)
    Term: Coincides with the Commissioner's Term of Office
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners
  • Bo Nicholson
    1 Year Term Expiring December 31, 2024
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners


Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, located in Rome, is a multi-county organization consisting of 15 Northwest Georgia counties, including Gordon County, and all their municipalities. Major responsibilities of the RC include:

  • Implementation of the Georgia Planning Act of 1989
  • Administration of the Area Agency on Aging
  • Administration of the Workforce Investment Act
  • Providing planning and development assistance to member governments in areas they could not otherwise afford