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Michael Whatley
Michael Whatley
Post 2 East
Home Phone - 770-786-4848
Year Elected - 2000 and is currently serving his fourth term.
  • Graduated from Newton County High School
  • A.A. degree in Public Administration from Clayton State College and University
Work Experience 
  • Deputy Director of the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority for 13 years
  • Georgia Rural Water Association - Retired

City Intiatives 
  • Affordable Housing Taskforce
  • Intergovernmental Communications Committee of the Newton County Leadership Collaborative
  • Highway 278 Corridor Plan Liveable Cities Initiative Stakeholder group
  • Civic/Conference CenterTaskforce
  • Vice-Chairman of the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority
  • Keep Covington/Newton Clean & Beautiful - Government Committee
  • Appointed by Governor Perdue to the State of Georgia Water and Wastewater Certification Board in 2005
Personal Background
  • Mike is married to Billie Jean Whatley
  • Their son, Lauren, graduated high school at Eastside High School and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2006.
  • A member of Luther Hays Presbyterian Church and Elder
  • Plays bass guitar in The Grateful to Be Live band which performs to support local non-profits such as Friends of Newton Parks and the Arts Association in Newton County