Atlanta City Council Announces 2024 Committee Chairs and Appointments

On December 4th, 2023, the Atlanta City Council’s President Doug Shipman announced the committee chairs and appointments for 2024.

The Atlanta City Council is the primary policymaking authority for the city, responsible for enacting laws, approving budgets, overseeing government finances, and making final decisions on land-use, zoning, and major economic development projects. The chairs of these committees guide discussions, facilitate decision-making, and ensure that issues are thoroughly vetted before reaching the broader council. And to improve decision-making, each committee is made up of councilmembers with different expertises and perspectives.

The selections are listed below by committee. To see the City of Atlanta’s press release, click here.

City Utilities Committee:
Antonio Lewis – Chair
Byron Amos
Michael Julian Bond
Andrea L. Boone
Howard Shook
Alex Wan
Matt Westmoreland

Community Development/Human Services:
Jason Winston – Chair
Liliana Bakhtiari
Michael Julian Bond
Andrea L. Boone
Jason Dozier
Mary Norwood
Matt Westmoreland

Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee:
Andrea L. Boone – Chair
Michael Julian Bond
Amir Farokhi
Dustin Hillis
Antonio Lewis
Mary Norwood
Matt Westmoreland

Transportation Committee:
Byron Amos – Chair
Amir Farokhi
Dustin Hillis
Antonio Lewis
Marci Collier Overstreet
Keisha Sean Waites
Alex Wan

Zoning Committee:
Matt Westmoreland – Chair
Liliana Bakhtiari
Jason Dozier
Amir Farokhi
Mary Norwood
Marci Collier Overstreet
Keisha Sean Waites

Finance/Executive Committee:
Howard Shook – Chair
Liliana Bakhtiari
Dustin Hillis
Marci Collier Overstreet
Alex Wan
Keisha Sean Waites
Jason Winston

Committee on Council:
Liliana Bakhtiari – Chair
Byron Amos
Andrea L. Boone
Jason Dozier
Amir Farokhi
Howard Shook
Jason Winston