Harris County Chairman Harry Lange was recently sworn in to serve on the 2018-2019 ACCG Board of Managers as President. Chairman Lange was sworn in during a special luncheon that took place during the 2018 ACCG Annual Conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah/Chatham County.
“On behalf of the association staff and our membership, I would like to congratulate the newly installed ACCG Board of Managers,” said Executive Director Dave Wills. “ACCG is very fortunate to have such a dedicated group of public servants offer their time and leadership to our organization. We look forward to serving the citizens of Georgia under the direction of our new Board.”
As ACCG President and member of the executive committee, Chairman Lange will work directly with Dave Wills and the Board members to lead the association and guide policies over the next year. The Board will continue to work on issues which focus on increasing county efficiencies, enhancing continuing education offerings and fostering strong relationships between counties, the state, and federal government.
With an extensive background in management and marketing, Lange offers a varied skillset that assists the association in achieving target goals that have been outlined for the year. He has served on the Harris County Commission since 2001 and was first elected to the Board of Managers in 2011. Within his time in public service, he has been influential in using his professional expertise to enhance member experiences and stimulate progression within the association.
“I am truly honored to serve as the new president of ACCG,” said Harris County Chairman Harry Lange. “I am fortunate to be joined by my fellow Board members and a supportive membership as I embark on my leadership tenure of this great organization.”
ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, insurance and retirement programs that specialize in local government needs and other cost-saving programs. Formed in 1914 when county officials came together to help fund the state’s first highway department, ACCG today serves as a catalyst for advancing Georgia’s counties. For more information, go to www.accg.org.