Office of the Mayor
100 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
706 - 225 - 4712
Mayor B. H. "Skip" Henderson III
Mayor of Columbus, Georgia
Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff is responsible for research, analysis, and communication on a wide range of policy issues and topics. He provides advice and guidance to the Mayor. He serves as the liaison to the public and private sectors and fosters partnerships between the two. Mr. Beard accompanies the Mayor to various meetings and provides recommendations for solutions and courses of action.
Ms. Covington responds to citizen complaints or concerns and coordinates with other departments for resolution and answers inquiries on policies, rules, and regulations. She handles the communication and social media for the Mayor’s Office. She prepares and sends all press releases, proclamations, congratulatory notes, letters of acknowledgment, greetings, and support. Ms. Covington manages the budget and payroll and serves as the liaison to the Mayor’s commissions.
Ms. Covington also works with the Mayor and Chief of Staff to gather information and research that helps shape legislative and policy initiatives undertaken by the Mayor's Office.