Jarvis Sims

Interim County Manager

Office Phone: 678-625-1615Image of Jarvis Sims

Email: click here to email 

Physical Address: 1124 Clark Street Covington, Ga 30014

Hired by the Board of Commissioners in March of 2022.

Jarvis Sims brings more than 19 years of local government experience in various roles to Newton County. His previous employment was as Deputy Administrator for Augusta, Ga and prior to that as Interim Administrator with the city.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Georgia State University
  • Master's in International Business, Mercer University
  • Completed Study Abroad Program in China in 2007
  • Awarded a Certification of completion for Digital Transformation in Government: Innovating Public Policy and Service, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education in March 2020
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Professional Designation in November 2014.

Professional Memberships and Recognitions

  • Leadership Augusta Executive Class, 2018
  • International City Manager's Association (ICMA)
  • Augusta Land Bank Authority Board
  • Georgia City County Management Association
  • Safe Summer Initiative East Point Police Auxiliary Foundation
  • Augusta Toastmasters