DARC Partners

Rabun County Board of Commissioners


Rabun County Government is led by a five-member Board of Commissioners. Commissioners serve staggered terms of four years and are elected at large from designated districts.

The Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Rabun County Courthouse: 25 Courthouse Square, Clayton, GA 30525

The County operates with an annual budget of approximately $19 million and more than 350 full-time and part-time employees.

Rabun County Chamber of Commerce


The Rabun County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business association whose mission is to “Serve as a Catalyst for Business Success and Community Development.”  They help their members grow by providing clear value through exclusive marketing, networking, training, and benefits programs.

Mr. Tony Allred
Director, RCCOC
P. O. Box 750
Clayton, GA 30525

Rabun County Tourism Development Authority


The Rabun County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) promotes the attractiveness of Rabun County’s spectacular mountain vistas and venues as a choice destination for individual and family travel, business meetings, retreats, weddings, family reunions, or simply a relaxing “daycation.” Let our professional staff assist you in planning your next gathering.

Mrs. Teka Earnhardt
Rabun County Tourism Development Authority
P.O. Box 788
Clayton, GA 30525

Georgia Power


Our community development professionals help with existing industry retention, expansion, and new companies considering the region. They also work with state, regional and local partners on leadership development and strategic planning. Georgia Power is an active partner in creating programs that help improve the quality of life and bring new business to the communities it serves.

Rope Roberts
Community Development Manager
1001 Prince Ave
Athens, GA 30606

Georgia Electric Membership Corp.


Our association enables Georgia’s electric membership corporations to pool their resources to gain strength and efficiency on issues common to the EMCs. We are a not-for-profit 501 (C)(6), member-owned organization controlled by a board of directors elected from the member cooperatives and corporations.

Bradley Harris
Senior Project Manager
Georgia Electric Membership Corp.
75 Fifth St. NW Ste 710
Atlanta, GA 30308



The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) markets Georgia to the world by encouraging business investment and trade, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a go-to location for film, music, digital entertainment, and the arts.

Ms. Tammy Caudell
Regional Project Manager
Existing Industry / Regional Recruitment
2990 Landrum Education Dr, Bldg 500
Oakwood, GA 30566-3405


Georgia Department of Community Affairs


DCA offers a variety of economic development incentives and tools designed to help promote growth and job creation throughout the state.

Kathy Papa
Regional Manager
PO Box 6090
Gainesville, GA  30504