“In keeping with my commitment to draw circles, I’ve recruited a dynamic and diverse group to help move Atlanta forward,” Dickens said.
Former U.S. Attorney John Horn will chair the Ethics subcommittee. Virginia-Highland Civic Association Vice President Jenifer Keenan will chair the Education & Youth subcommittee.
The Safe Streets and Neighborhood Empowerment subcommittees will be chaired by Atlanta Regional Commission Executive Director Anna Roach and Urban Land Institute Executive Director Sarah Kirsch, respectively.
To see the complete list of transition team members, click here.
Franklin, CEO of political strategy group Ohio River South, was previously named as the transition team chair. He’s sharing the leadership role with Gay, a former opponent in the mayor’s race.
Dickens also named former Mayor Sam Massell; Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring; Georgia State University President Brian Blake; Federal Reserve of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic; and Bank of America’s President of Global Commercial Banking Wendy Stewart as his five honorary co-chairs.