Commissioner William Lockett

Bill Lockett was elected in 2009 and is currently serving a second term as a certified Commissioner.

Commissioner Lockett is the Chairperson of the Administrative Services Committee and a member of the Public Safety Committee. He is the Commission representative to the Augusta Community Partnership for Children and Families, Inc. and the Augusta Board of Tax Assessors (certified).

He is retired from the US Army as a Master Sergeant, from the United States Office of Personnel Management as a Lead Investigator and as a Richmond County Business Educator.

His local activities include the following:

  • Disabled American Veterans Organization
  • National Educational Association
  • Belle-Terrace Community Neighborhood Association, Inc.
  • Good Shepherd Baptist Church

He is a graduate of the following schools:

  • Paine College, Bachelor of Science, Business Management (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Brenau University, Master of Public Administration
He and his wife Jewell have four sons.

Commissioner Lockett is a member of the following professional organizations and the recipient of the following awards:
  • Georgia Municipal Association
  • Association of County Commissioners Georgia
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society
  • Georgia Municipal Association Leadership Award
  • The Augusta Lincoln League, Citizen of the Year Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, North Forest Independent School District, Houston, Texas