Nina R. Hickson started working as the city of Atlanta's new ethics officer on Thursday, June 21. Hickson, formerly East Point's city attorney and acting city manager as well as presiding judge for the Juvenile Court of Fulton County, was confirmed by Atlanta's City Council on May 7. She was approved by Mayor Kasim Reed shortly after that. Hickson said she wants build on the foundation established by the former ethics officer, Ginny Looney, with increased ethics education and collaboration with city staff. Her term lasts five years.
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