Board of Education

The Tift County School System is governed by a seven-member board, elected by the residents of Tift County. The Board holds its regular, monthly meeting at 6 p.m., on the second Thursday of each month. A full list of meeting and work session dates can be found on the right side of the page. 



Board members’ terms are for four years. Current members include:

Jonathan Jones, Chairperson - District 7

Pat McKinnon - District 2 -

Marilyn Burks, Vice Chairperson - District 1

John Waddell - District 3

Jamie Hill - District 4

Sam Wright - District 5

Rusty Harrelson - District 6



Need to know what district you live in? Click the link below and be sure to follow the directions in the READ ME section.