Marcus Jordan

For Newton County Chairman

With nearly 25 years of government experience, I am committed to a brighter future for Newton County, focusing on better government, smart growth, and transparency. My dedication to professional staff development and community engagement bridges the gap between citizens and government, ensuring a more prosperous community for all.

Proven Experience and Leadership

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About Marcus

Meet Marcus Jordan

Marcus Jordan, a native of Newton County and a proud 1989 graduate of Newton County High School, is a dedicated public servant with a remarkable 25-year career in county government. His unwavering commitment to the community has been evident through various roles, from serving as the County Tax Assessor to his current elected position as the Newton County Tax Commissioner.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Marcus Jordan’s service to our nation included valuable contributions as part of the Naval Construction Force during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. His exceptional dedication and performance were acknowledged with the prestigious Naval Construction Training Center Distinguished Graduate certificate. In addition to this honor, Marcus has been awarded 13 Decorations, Medals, Badges, and Citations for his exemplary military service.

Education has been a cornerstone of Marcus Jordan’s journey. He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Luther Rice University. His academic achievements are further complemented by a certificate in Local Government Management from the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

Marcus’s leadership qualities have shone brightly throughout his career. In 2014, he participated in Leadership Newton County, an initiative by the Covington/Newton Chamber of Commerce that identifies and nurtures community leaders. His commitment to economic development and community growth led him to become a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Academy for Economic Development in 2018. This board represents a diverse range of public and private economic development organizations and agencies from across Georgia.

Active engagement in professional organizations demonstrates Marcus’s dedication to his field. He is a member of both the Georgia Association of Tax Officials, where he served on the Communication and Property Tax committees and the International Association of Assessing Officials. His involvement reflects his ongoing commitment to staying current with industry best practices and contributing to the advancement of his field.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Marcus Jordan is deeply rooted in the community. He is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Covington, where he contributes to community service and improvement initiatives. His commitment to social justice and equality is evident through his silver membership in the Newton County NAACP.

With a wealth of experience, a strong educational foundation, and a passion for community service, Marcus Jordan embodies the qualities of a dedicated public servant, leader, and advocate for the betterment of Newton County.

As Your County Chairman I will provide...

Financial Responsibility

I will ensure our county budget fits our County’s actual needs and avoids unnecessary spending. It’s my responsibility as a government leader to manage our budget wisely, making sure it meets the needs of our residents and doesn’t waste money. By handling our tax dollars carefully, we can keep our finances stable and provide the essential services our community relies on.

Responsive Government

I will ensure that we have the finest County staff who are customer-centric, attentive, transparent, and open with Newton County residents. We owe it to all the residents of Newton County to strive for improvement. Newton County Government is privileged to have a team of devoted and well-trained employees who work relentlessly to deliver vital services to our residents. Whether it’s public safety, transportation, healthcare, or education, our county employees are dedicated to upholding the well-being and prosperity of our community while maintaining transparency in their actions.

Investing in Our Future

  • I will invest in our future by offering internships to high school and college students and introducing them to government work and 21st-century job skills.
  • By providing paid internships, I will equip students with practical government experience, helping them acquire essential skills and fostering innovation.
  • Like many employers nationwide, I will take proactive steps to address the skills gap, offering students on-the-job training to prepare them for the modern workforce.

Building a Brighter Future Together

At the heart of my vision is a commitment to transparency, responsible spending, trust, and accountability. These principles guide our mission to provide our residents with the best possible service and experience. We understand the importance of reliable and efficient services for our community, and I’m wholeheartedly dedicated to meeting those expectations. To achieve this, we must actively engage our community, seeking their input on how we can improve. Whether through surveys, town hall meetings, or other outreach, then we listen to residents’ concerns and ideas. Using their feedback to make necessary changes, we aim to create a government that serves everyone effectively. By working together with our community, we can improve our services and make life better for all residents. My commitment extends to building a stronger, safer, and more prosperous Newton County for generations to come.

We Need Your Help

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