City Council Members
Mayor James “Mike” Miller
Mike Miller was first elected to the Flowery Branch City Council in November 2009. During his time on the council, he has served as Post 4 Councilman, Mayor Pro-Tem and Interim Mayor.
A native of Columbus Georgia, Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Masters of Arts in Educational Administration and Supervision, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. He taught public school for thirteen years and is now PGA Head Golf Professional at The Orchard Golf and Country Club in Clarkesville.
Mike is married to Diane, who also holds a Doctorate degree in Education and serves as Assistant Principal at Glenn C. Jones Middle School in Buford. Their nine year old son David attends World Language Academy and eight year old son Tanner attends Spout Springs Elementary.
Post 1 – Chris Mundy
Chris Mundy was first elected to the City Council in June of 2015 during a Special Election to fill a vacancy for Post 1. Councilman Mundy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Risk Management/Insurance from the University of Georgia as well as a MBA in Finance from Georgia State University. Mr. Mundy currently works as a Product Manager for Infinity Insurance Company located in Alpharetta and has over 19 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry.
Councilman Mundy is a lifelong resident of southern Hall County and resides in Flowery Branch with his wife Erin and their son Davis. His wife is an Assistant Professor for the Medical College of Georgia and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration. Their son Davis will be entering the 8th grade at C.W. Davis Middle School and runs cross country and plays soccer. Chris and his family are active members of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch.
“My goal is to ensure that our government remains fiscally responsible to the people it serves and transparent in its actions. I want to make sure our community has the services and resources it needs to continue to grow and prosper and our citizens have the quality of life they deserve.”
Post 2 – Mary Jones
Mary Jones was first elected to the Flowery Branch City Council in 2006. Councilwoman Jones’s family moved to Flowery Branch in 1959 and has a long history of involvement with Flowery Branch Government. Dean Jones, her husband, served on the Development Authority and her daughter Ann Jones has serviced on the Flowery Branch City Council.
Ms. Jones is also active in the community and sits on the following boards/committees: Second term on the Northeast Georgia Hospital Board, 20 years on the Farm Bureau Board and currently serving as Lady’s Chairman and Director and Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Committee.
Ms. Jones enjoys serving on the Historic Preservation Committee and is committed to preserving our past for the enjoyment of future generations.
Post 3 – Fred Richards
Fred Richards was first elected to the Flowery Branch City Council April of 2012 during a Special Election due to a vacancy and was reelected to a full term November of 2013.
Councilman Richards has served three terms on the Hall County Enviroshare Citizens Advisory Committee representing the City of Flowery Branch. Councilman Richards has also attended classes and has graduated from the Regional Economic and Leadership Development Program.
Having retired after a successful career as a Real Estate Broker and Appraiser, Councilman Richard’s objective on the council is to change Flowery Branch from just a dot on the map into a destination place where people want to come shop, live, play and work.
Post 4 – Joe Anglin
Joe Anglin was first elected to the Flowery Branch City Council during a Special Election in November 2010 and after a successful three year term he was reelected in 2013 for a full four year term. Councilman Anglin also has been elected by his fellow council members as the Mayor-Pro-Tem to serve in the place of the Mayor in case of his absence.
Councilman Anglin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics Education from North Georgia University and currently runs his own landscaping business as well as teaches for the Hall County School System.
Councilman Anglin was born and raised in Stone Mountain Georgia and moved to Hall County in 1998 and specifically Flowery Branch in 2004 with his wife and two sons.
Councilman Anglin’s mission is to keep our government accountable and transparent while it provides efficient and quality services. He believes copious taxation and the Devil share the same address.
Post 5 – Monica Beatty
Monica Beatty was elected to the Flowery Branch City Council during a Special Election in July 2015. Councilwoman Beatty has lived in the Flowery Branch area for over 30 years.
Councilwoman Beatty was a part-time hairstylist and stay at home mom for 15 years. She works for Regions Bank and recently left the position of Branch Service Leader in Oakwood and was transferred to the Gainesville Main Branch. She has a degree in Elijah House Prayer Counseling. She has served on the Hall County Enviroshare Citizens Advisory Committee representing the City of Flowery Branch.
Councilwoman Beatty is a long-time member of Free Chapel Worship Center in Gainesville where she is a part of the Divine Women Ministry. She raised her children in Flowery Branch where they graduated from West Hall High School. Both her children are still living in Flowery Branch. Her son is the President of the South Hall Kiwanis Club and is a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch where he is active with the Knights of Columbus. Councilwoman Beatty enjoys festivals and the farmers market in downtown and frequents Flowery Branch Park, where she takes her granddaughter to play and enjoy the view of Lake Lanier.
Councilwoman Beatty believes that we are lucky to live in a beautiful city that has these outdoor activities and venues and looks forward to helping create more of these experiences for future generations.
“I will work to help solve issues with our infrastructure. I want make sure that all tax dollars are spent wisely and Flowery Branch Government is transparent and accountable to the citizens. I will work to continue the redevelopment of the Downtown Flowery Branch area while maintaining our historical roots. I am a forward thinking and commonsense councilwoman that is your partner on the City Council.”
You may contact any elected official by calling 770-967-6371 or by using our Citizen Feedback Form.