Planning & Zoning Director

History & Education
Ken joined the City of Kingsland in 2006 as Director of Planning and Zoning.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Master of City Planning degrees from Georgia Tech specializing in economic development.
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Ken has worked in Planning for 38 years and 32 of those years were with the North Georgia Regional Development Center where he served variously in economic development, community planning, health planning, recreation planning, aging services, job planning, data systems, geographic information systems, and finance.

Community Involvement

Ken has written numerous plans, ordinances and grants.  He has spoken at conferences, and he has served on state and local planning task forces.

Ken resides in Kingsland with his wife Glenda.