George W. Banta

George was appointed to the Town Council in 2015 to fill a Council vacancy, and then elected to full terms in 2015 and 2019. Prior to his appointment to the Town Council, George served for seven years on the Parks and Greenways Board as secretary and then as Chairman. He is a homeowner in Laurel Park, previously residing in Timber Creek and now in the Echo Lake area of Town. George is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Agronomy. He has worked throughout his career in the crop protection business developing new products for agriculture. After 34 years of service, he retired from Bayer Crop Science as Field Research Director.