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Angela H. Redding is a native of Cordele. She began her tenure as City Manager in January 2022 and has over 23 years of local government experience.
The City of Cordele has a Council-Manager form of government. In this type of government, the Chairman and City Commission is recognized as the legislative authority of the City, elected by the public and serving part-time, while the City Manager is appointed by the City Commission and serves at their pleasure, carrying out policies established by the legislative authority. The Chairman and City Commission provides legislative direction, while the City Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the City, and the efficient administration of all city departments.
Angela received a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University and received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree cum laude from Morris Brown College.
Angela is a member of the Georgia City-County Management Association (GCCMA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). She serves on the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Member Services Advisory Council. She is an active member of her church and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Angela served on various boards including Leadership Clayton where she served as Chairperson of the Leadership Clayton Advisory Board from 2004-2014, two terms as Chairperson of the United Way Fundraising Cabinet, the University of Georgia Clayton County Archway Partnership Executive Committee and on the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance Board.
She is a graduate of Leadership Clayton, Georgia Academy for Economic Development, and the Atlanta Regional Commission Regional Leadership Institute (RLI).
In 2016, Angela received President Obama’s Gold Volunteer Service Award for her volunteer service in the community. Angela was recognized as an Outstanding Georgia Citizen by the Georgia Secretary of State in 2019.
City Manager’s Office
501 N 7th Street
P.O. Box 569
Cordele, GA 31010
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City of Cordele