Melvin J. Powell, Jr.
Melvin J. Powell Jr. has been serving the community as the Councilmenber for District 1 since January 1996. He has beeen living in Worth County/Sylvester all his life. After attending Worth County High School, he futher his education at Moultrie Technical School (currently known as Southern Regional Technical College) in Residential Electrical Wiring. As a Councilmember, Powell has served on mutiple board committees including Worth County Recreational Board, Georgia initiative for Community Housing (GICH), Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce, Sylvester Zoning Board, Margret Jones Public Library and he is presently serving as 1st Vise President to the Georgia Municipal Association of District 10. Powell has also been reconized at the Carl Vinson Institute for completing 300 training Hours from the University of Georgia and the Georgia Municipal Association. Along with his many duties as District 1 Councilmember, Powell is currently employed as a Production Supervisor at Olam Edible Nuts. He has worked for this company for over 36 Years