Tim Lee was elected Chairman of the Board of Commissioners in July 2010. He was first elected to office in November 2002 serving the residents of northeast Cobb as District Three Commissioner until April 2010.

Lee was selected in May 2009 as one of 25 commissioners from across the nation to participate in the County Leadership Institute Program offered by the National Association of Counties and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York. He has completed advanced training offered by the University of Georgia and the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia. In order to obtain his Advance Certification, Lee completed courses ranging from financial management and government ethics to effective policy making. He also graduated from the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute in 2004.

Chairman Lee is a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce’s 2004 Leadership Cobb Class and Honorary Commanders program. He serves on the board of the North Georgia State Fair and serves the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia as its appointment to the Advisory Board of the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. He has served on the board of MUST Ministries. He is past chairman of the Cobb Symphony Orchestra.

Prior to serving on the Board of Commissioners, Lee was vice president of the Northeast Cobb Homeowners Group and led the organization in 2000. He also served as a director of the East Cobb Civic Association, a board member of the Cobb Civic Coalition and was past president of his neighborhood homeowner’s association for 10 years. In 2002, Lee was appointed as the District 3 citizen member to the board of the Atlanta Regional Commission and served on the Environmental and Land Use Committee.

Lee has worked in advertising and marketing for more than 35 years and owns a marketing consulting firm, Summit View Marketing, Inc. He is a member of the Marietta Kiwanis Club and Marietta First United Methodist Church. Lee and his wife, Annette, have been married for 23 years with three children and six grandchildren.

2002 – Atlanta Regional Commission Citizen Board Member
2003/2004 – Cobb County Leadership Cobb Graduate
2004 – Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute
2004 – Cobb County Bar Association Indigent Defense support appreciation recognition
2005 – ACCG Certified County Commissioners Advanced Certification Program
2005 – Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County – Community Leader of the year
2007 – Cobb County Republican Women’s Club – Trumpet Award recipient
2007/2008 – ACCG General County Government Committee Chairman
2008 – Hospitality Hero, Cobb Travel & Tourism
2009 – Executive Support Professionals (ESP) Executive of the Year
2009 – NACO County Leadership Institute
2011 – Atlanta Business Chronicle – 100 Most Influential Atlantans 2011
2012 – Cobb Chamber Mack Henderson Public Service Award