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Meet your Conyers City Council

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Pictured left to right: Councilman Gerald Hinesley, Councilman Vince Evans, Mayor Randy Mills, Councilman Chris Bowen, Councilman John Fountain and Councilman Cleveland Stroud.

Council Biographies

Chris Bowen

Councilman Bowen joined the Conyers City Council in 1991.  He represents District 2, Post 1.  His goals for the city include keeping Conyers safe, downtown revitalization and keeping taxes low.

Personal Profile:

  • Married to Andrea Bowen
  • Two children - Mark Christopher Bowen, Jr. and Jordan Christopher Bowen
  • Lifetime city resident

Education:

  • Associates Degree from DeKalb College

Professional/Community Involvement:

  • Chairman, City of Conyers Georgia Intl. Horse Park/Cemetery/Cherokee Run/Big Haynes Creek Nature Center Committee
  • Member of the Georgia Municipal Association
  • Graduate of Leadership Rockdale (sponsored by the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce)
  • Member of the Conyers Rotary Club
  • Paul Harris Fellow and Will Watt Fellow for the Rotary International
  • Member of the Rockdale Long Term Recovery Committee
  • Worship at Conyers First United Methodist Church

Vince Evans

Councilman Evans joined the Conyers City Council in 2000.  He serves District 2, Post 2.  His goals for the city include downtown revitalization and community development.

Personal Profile:

  • Married to Cyndi Evans
  • Two children - Brandon and Ansley
  • Owner of Evans Pharmacy
  • City resident since 1979

Education:

  • B.S. Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia

Professional/Community Involvement:

  • Chairman, City of Conyers Economic Development Committee
  • Co-Chairman, City of Conyers Finance Oversight Committee
  • Member of the Georgia Municipal Association
  • Past member of the Rockdale Water and Sewer Authority
  • Past Board Member of the Conyers-Rockdale Boys and Girls Club
  • Member of the Conyers Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Member of the CRPride Task Force
  • Board Member of the C. E. Steele Community Center
  • Member of the UGA Touchdown Club
  • Member of the Rockdale Medical Center Board of Trustees

John A. Fountain, M.D.

Councilman Fountain joined the Conyers City Council in 2012. He serves District 4.  His goals for the city include maintaining a safe community for all, downtown revitalization and continued conservative use and management of finances.

Personal Profile:

  • Married to Carol Fountain
  • Two children and two grandchildren
  • Practiced dermatology in Conyers since 1983

Education:

  • Rockdale County High School, 1971 Valedictorian
  • A.A., Oxford College of Emory University, Honors
  • B.S., Emory University, Honors in Biology
  • M.D., Emory University of Medicine
  • Internship in Internal Medicine, Georgia Baptist Medical Center
  • Residency in Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 1983

Professional/Community Involvement: 

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Emory University School of Medicine, volunteering primarily in the clinics of Grady Memorial Hospital
  • Conyers Presbyterian Church- Elder, choir member, Commissioner to the 219th General Assembly, Moderator-Elect of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta
  • Past Chairman Rockdale County Board of Health, Conyers Main Street Program, Conyers Downtown Development Authority; Past Vice-Chairman Rockdale County Recreation Commission, Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts District Committee
  • Member Oxford College Board of Counselors, Georgia Master 4-H Club, Rock Eagle Counselor Association, Eagle Scout
  • Past member Rotary Club of Conyers, Conyers Rockdale Amateur Athletic Authority (Olympic Venue Development), Rotary Club of Conyers (Paul Harris Fellow), Rockdale Comprehensive Land Use Plan Commission
  • Founding head soccer coach for Oxford College of Emory University, past head coach for Salem High School, past select coach for Rockdale Youth Soccer.  US Soccer Federation professional coaching license.
  • Founding director of Liberty National Bank/ Rockdale National Bank (now United Community Bank).  Chaired audit committee and personnel committee.
  • Numerous professional associations and awards.

 

 

    Gerald A. Hinesley, Sr.

    Councilman Hinesley joined the Conyers City Council in 2002 and serves District 3.  His goals for the city include maintaining a vibrant, downtown community, keeping taxes low by exercising fiscal responsibility, ensuring community safety through zero tolerance for crime, improving community relationships and continuing city beautification.

    Personal Profile:

    • Married to Pamela W. Hinesley
    • Two children and one grandchild
    • Chief Financial Officer of Associated Paper, Inc.
    • Rockdale County resident since 1984
    • City resident since 1999

    Education:

    • BBA in Accounting from University of Georgia
    • Certified Public Accountant

    Professional/Community Involvement:

    • Chairman, City of Conyers Transportation and Stormwater Committee
    • Co-Chairman, City of Conyers Finance Oversight Committee
    • Member Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)
    • Member Rockdale County Historical Society
    • Member Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member of Rockdale Community Church

    Cleveland Stroud

    Councilman Stroud joined the Conyers City Council in 1994 and serves the citizens of District 1.  His goals for the city include downtown revitalization, beautification through sidewalks and landscaping, continued financial security to keep taxes down and keeping Conyers safe so it can continue to be a first-class city.

    Personal Profile:

    • Married to Helen Flanigan Stroud
    • Has three children and five grandchildren
    • Retired teacher/coach for Rockdale County High School
    • Lifelong city resident.

    Education:

    • B.A. Degree from Morehouse College

    Professional/Community Involvement:

    • Chairman of the City of Conyers Public Safety Committee
    • Member of the Georgia Municipal Association
    • Outstanding Community Service Award (presented by Rockdale Branch - NAACP)
    • Member CR Future
    • Member of the Citizens Progressive Club
    • Teacher of the Year Award
    • Region Coach of the Year Award (seven times)
    • State Coach of the Year (1987)
    • Citizen of the Year (Rockdale County - two times)
    • U. S. Olympic Committee's Jack Kelly Fair Play Award (1988)
    • International Olympic Committee's Pierre De Coubertin Award (1988)
    • Georgia Optimist Club's "Georgian of the Year" (1989)
    • Recipient of the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce's 2007 A.R. (Gus) Barksdale Lifetime Achievement Award