Personnel Directory
CITY HALL MAIN NUMBER - 770-476-3434     
City Manager James Riker citymanager@duluthga.net 770-497-5321
Assistant to the Mayor & City Manager Kim Jackson citymanager@duluthga.net 770-497-5321
City Clerk Teresa Lynn cityclerk@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Deputy City Clerk Kristin McGregor cityclerk@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Administrative Records Manager June Yarbrough jmyarbrough@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Special Projects Coordinator Danielle Ruedt druedt@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Finance Division      
Finance Manager Ken Sakmar finance@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Accounting Officer Beth Reeves finance@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Sr. Accounting Technician Kim Deaton accountspayable@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Accounting/HR Technician Melissa Reeves accountspayable@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Business Office Division      
Occupational Tax Officer Nancy Samuel occtax@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Property Tax Officer Crystal Huntzinger taxes@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Alcohol & Excise Tax Officer Leslie Ward alcohol@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Administrative Assistant Jennifer Powell-Diallo receptionist@duluthga.net 770-476-3434
Human Resources Division      
Human Resources Manager Ed Johnson hr@duluthga.net 770-497-5290
Payroll & Benefits Specialist Jocelyn McGiboney hr@duluthga.net 770-497-5287
Information Technology Division      
IT Manager Jeff Pruett help@duluthga.net 770-497-5299
Deputy IT Manager Steve Beauregard help@duluthga.net 770-497-5299
IT Technician William Johnson help@duluthga.net 770-497-5299
Sr. Building Custodian Kent Graham   770-476-3434
Chief Judge/Court Administrator Charles L. Barrett, III courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Clerk of Court Sharon Wallace courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Deputy Clerk of Court Ivory Bennett courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Judicial Administrative Assistant Danyel Mitchell courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Court Cashier Sam White courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Court Assistant Sylvia Francis courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Court Assistant  Erika Worley courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Court Assistant Julie Hamilton courts@duluthga.net 770-623-2771
Court Assistant (PT)  James Breen courts@duluthga.net  770-623-2771
PARKS & RECREATION     770-814-6981
Director Kathy Marelle parks&rec@duluthga.net 678-417-9269
Assistant Director of Recreation Jason Rogers parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5302
Assistant Director of Parks John Keating parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5328
Athletics/Tennis Coordinator Oliver Scott parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5329
Facilities/Special Events Coordinator Beth Anne Woodruff parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-814-6981
Office Assistant  Teresa Zorn parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5331
Parks Maintenance Supervisor Craig Corley parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5330
Building Maintenance Worker II Eric Hanada parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-814-6981
Park Maintenance Worker II Wes Newton parks&rec@duluthga.net 678-512-3709
Parks Maintenance Worker I Blake Birdsong parks&rec@duluthga.net  
Office Assistant (PT) Nancy Nixon parks&rec@duluthga.net 770-497-5340
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT     770-476-1790
Director Bill Aiken Planning@duluthga.net 770-476-1790
Administrative Assistant Carol Hill Planning@duluthga.net 770-623-2789
Senior Planner Dan Robinson Planning@duluthga.net 678-957-7274
Development Coordinator Layla Corley Planning@duluthga.net 770-497-5294
City Engineer Margie Pozin Planning@duluthga.net 678-957-7284
Assistant Engineer Heike Slinin Planning@duluthga.net  
Code Compliance Officer Shelley Shepphard Planning@duluthga.net 770-497-5297
Code Compliance Officer Liz Bradshaw Planning@duluthga.net 770-497-5319
Code Compliance Officer Marcus Head Planning@duluthga.net  770-497-5013
Code & License Compliance Officer (PT) John Compton Planning@duluthga.net 770-497-5005
Building Official Joe Stapleton Planning@duluthga.net 770-497-5320
Planner/GIS  Olivia Askew Planning@duluthga.net 678-475-3519
Stormwater Division      
Stormwater Program Manager Josh Arnold stormwater@duluthga.net 770-497-5311
Stormwater Assistant Rhonda West stormwater@duluthga.net 770-497-5311
Economic Development Manager Chris McGahee economicdevelopment@duluthga.net 770-497-5309
Public Information & Marketing Manager Alisa Williams pio@duluthga.net 678-475-3506 
Senior Marketing & Outreach Coordinator Talore Ruedt pio@duluthga.net 678-957-7271
Events Coordinator Kristin Edwards pio@duluthga.net 678-475-3512
Economic Development & Marketing Specialist Kaitlyn Redish economicdevelopment@duluthga.net 770-497-5010
Festival Center Coordinator Tannis Kufner  pio@duluthga.net 770-497-5291
Marketing Maintenance Worker II Denise Bailey   770-814-6981
Director Audrey Turner publicworks@duluthga.net 678-475-3517
Deputy Director Jason Brock publicworks@duluthga.net 678-410-5459
Sr. Administrative Assistant Susan Weber publicworks@duluthga.net 770-476-2454
Administrative Assistant Thomasina Williams publicworks@duluthga.net 770-476-2454
Chief Randy Belcher chief@duluthpd.com 770-476-4151
Deputy Chief  Col. Jackie Carruth command@duluthpd.com 678-512-3728
Office of Professional Standards Maj. Mark Hunter command@duluthpd.com 678-512-3705
Police Public Information Officer Ted Sadowski pdpio@duluthpd.com 678-512-3731
Police Dispatch     770-476-4151