ATLANTA – Hiawassee Mayor Liz Ordiales was elected President of the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) District 2 during the association’s virtual annual meeting on July 2.
In this role, Ordiales will serve as a liaison between GMA and municipal officials in GMA’s District 2. She will also attend GMA-sponsored events, including the association’s annual convention; promote engagement in GMA activities and programs with other cities in the district; advocate for GMA’s legislative priorities, and share with GMA staff any needs and concerns of member cities in their district. As the District 2 President, Ordiales will also serve on GMA Board of Directors.
Created in 1933, GMA is the only state organization that represents municipal governments in Georgia. Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its members. GMA currently represents 537 cities in Georgia.