Houston County, Georgia

Contact Information

Houston County Annex
Houston County Board of Commissioners
200 Carl Vinson Parkway
Warner Robins, Georgia 31088
Phone: (478) 542-2115
Fax: (478) 923-5697

Houston County is a political subdivision of the State. It exists for civil and political purposes, and acts under powers given to it by the State of Georgia. The governing authority for Houston County is the Houston County Board of Commissioners. There are five members on the Board of Commissioners. They are elected at-large for four-year terms. The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners is a full-time, elected official charged with being the chief executive officer. The remaining four members serve on a part-time basis.

Each Commissioner is given a specific work assignment, and asked to serve as a liaison for the Board in the area assigned. These work assignments are listed below.

Houston County Board of Commissioners

Tommy Stalnaker

Tommy Stalnaker, Chairman, Houston County Board of Commissioners, Post 1

As chief executive officer, Tommy Stalnaker keeps abreast of all areas of county government. The Chairman also sits on several local boards including: the Houston County Development Authority, the Middle Georgia Regional Development Center Board, the Board of Health, the Perry-Houston County Airport Authority and others.

H Jay Walker

H. Jay Walker, III, Houston County Commissioner, Post 2

Post 2 Commissioner H. Jay Walker's work assignments include developing and maintaining appropriate personnel policies and fringe benefits for county employees. Commissioner Walker serves on the ACCG Pension Board and the Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council. He is liaison for the City of Centerville. Other departmental assignments includ the Water System, Purchasing and the Superior Court Clerk's Office.
Gail Robinson

Gail Robinson, Houston County Commissioner, Post 3

Post 3 Commissioner Gail Robinson is liaison to the Probate Court. Commissioner Robinson also works closely with the E-911 services, the Fire Department, MIS Department, Board of Elections and serves on the Animal Control Board.

Larry Thomson

Larry Thomson, Houston County Commissioner, Post 4

Post 4 Commissioner Larry Thomson's departmental work assignments include the Sheriff Department, Public Works, and the State, Juvenile and Magistrate Courts. Commissioner Thomson is also responsible for working with the Tax Assessors Board and the Houston County Library Board. He is liaison for the City of Perry.

Tom McMichael

Tom McMichael, Houston County Commissioner, Post 5

Post 5 Commissioner Tom McMichael is responsible for reviewing and developing appropriate fiscal policy. Issues affecting the operations of the county's Landfill, the Tax Commissioner's office, Superior Court, District Attorney, Inspections and Zoning also come under his purview. He is liaison for the City of Warner Robins and the Board of Education.

Barry Holland

Barry Holland, Director of Administration

As Director of Administration, Barry Holland is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the County's "staff" departments. He acts as liaison to the Commissioner's Office and advises the Board of Commissioners on matters relating to the operations of finance, purchasing, personnel, computer technology, building inspections, zoning and animal control.

Robbie Dunbar

Robbie Dunbar, Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, Robbie Dunbar is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the County's "line" departments. He coordinates the delivery of County services provided by the Board of Commissioners and advises the Board on matters relating to the operations of public works, engineering, water, refuse collection and disposal, fire protection and public buildings.

Mike Long

Mike Long, County Attorney

As County Attorney, Mike Long advises the Board of Commissioners on the legality of its actions. He prepares and/or reviews all legal documents for the County and represents the Board of Commissioners in any civil litigation.

Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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