The Administrative Services Department serves as the backbone of the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (GMRC), providing professionalism through administrative, public relations, and maintenance operations. The Department provides a wide array of internal support services that ensure the proficient daily operations of the GMRC. Administrative services are provided to the GMRC and Council by a staff that consists of the Executive Assistant and the Administrative Secretary.


The Administrative Services staff provides public relations activities to our member cities and counties that include our monthly newsletter, news releases, meeting announcements, flyers and brochures, City/County Directory, organizing and scheduling meetings and reserving the Regional Commission training and meeting rooms. 

Gina Kessler, Executive Assistant



Karen Clark, Administrative Secretary


Other duties include coordinating monthly Council Meetings, quarterly City/County Managers Meetings, the GMRC Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner and other Committee meetings.Our staff is responsible for organizing these meetings as well as taking minutes.The Administrative staff has a close working relationship with the Council, Boards, various committees, and City and County Officials and is available to assist in any way needed.


Additionally, the Administrative Staff is responsible for scheduling vehicle use and maintenance of the RC fleet vehicles; maintaining all contract files for audit purposes; financial records of incoming checks; processing electronic bank transfers; and is always available to assist other staff when needed.


GMRC has three meeting rooms available for use by entities in our region. Two of these rooms are equipped with full audio/visual equipment. For availability and additional information regarding these rooms, please contact Karen Clark at or by calling (770) 538-2626.


Georgia Mountains Regional Commission

Mailing Address:    

P.O. Box 1720

Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address:  

1310 West Ridge Rd.

Gainesville, GA 30503

Tel: (770) 538-2626 

Fax: (770) 538-2625

WorkSource Georgia Mountains

Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 2278

Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address:   

1856 Thompson Bridge Rd.

Gainesville, GA 30501

Tel: (770) 538-2727 

Fax: (770) 538-2729


Mon - Fri: 8 am - 6 pm

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