FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Fulton Board of Commissioners confirmed Richard Barron as the new Director of Registration & Elections on May 15, according to a release.
Barron currently serves as Elections Administrator for Williamson County, Texas, where he has supervised 30 election cycles. Williamson have been involved with election-related services since 1999.
"I am confident that Mr. Barron will serve the citizens of Fulton County with integrity and professionalism," said Mary Carole Cooney, Chair of the Fulton County Board of Registration & Elections. "He brings a wealth of experience to lead this department into the future."
Barron holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon and a Master of Arts degree from Antioch University, as well as several professional certificates.