Angelia Parham joined Gwinnett County as Support Services Department Director in May 2013. She previously served as the Public Works Director for the city of Sandy Springs and assisted with the startup of several other newly incorporated cities during her tenure at CH2M Hill. Angelia was formerly the Deputy Director and Interim Director for the city of Roswell’s Transportation Department. Prior to that, she conducted research with the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University. Her earlier experience includes positions with the Town of Farragut, Tennessee; the University of Tennessee Transportation Center; Friendswood Development Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Corporation; and as a cooperative education student with the Federal Highway Administration.
Angelia is a professional engineer and earned both her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She was named 2008 Public Works Director of the Year by American City and County Magazine. Angelia has been a member of the Roswell Recreation Commission since 2012. She served as a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Operational Effects of Geometrics Committee for nine years, and she previously served in leadership roles in the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Works Association, and the Optimist Club of West Knoxville.
Angelia and her husband, John Abrera, have four grown children and one grandson.
Leonard Ganther joined Gwinnett County as a Deputy Director of Support Services in January 2020. His focus is strategic asset management for facility and fleet assets. His previous experience includes serving as Deputy Director for the Facilities and Property Management Department in Harris County, Texas, where he directed master plan development and implementation, space and furniture standards development, parking lot resurfacing, and major design build projects. Leonard also worked as the Facilities Manager for the Charlotte Area Transit System where he developed and implemented facilities operations and maintenance standards.
Leonard earned a Master of Business Administration in management and systems management from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Business Administration in general business from the University of South Carolina. He is also a military veteran, having served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. Leonard is a former professional member of the International Facility Management Association, a board member of Building Owners and Managers Association, and a consulting member and advisor to several industry publications.Leonard is a licensed pilot and enjoys golf, tennis, and spending time with his grandchildren.
David Mogge became the Facility Construction Division Director in January 2019. In this role, Dave manages a team responsible for design and construction of new general government facilities such as fire stations, police stations, and libraries; capital maintenance projects such as roof replacements, HVAC replacements and upgrades, and plumbing upgrades; and major facility renovations. Dave began his career with Gwinnett County in 2013 as an Engineering Coordinator in the Support Services Department. He also serves on the Gwinnett County Environmental Sustainability Committee.
Prior to joining Gwinnett County, Dave served as a project engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He started his career as a Civil Engineering Officer in the United States Air Force and remains active in the United States Air Force Reserve as a commissioned officer.
Dave is a professional engineer and a certified energy manager, and he earned both Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degrees from the University of Florida.
Dave and his wife, Adrienne, have two sons.
Fleet Management Division Director:
Ron Adderley joined Gwinnett County as Fleet Management Division Director in July 2016. In this role, Ron manages the purchase and maintenance of approximately 3000 vehicles and pieces of equipment; fuel delivery of over 5,000,000 gallons per year at 11 fuel sites; and the sale of surplus vehicles, equipment, and other items totaling over $1,000,000 per year.
Ron previously served as the Field Operations Manager and Capital Improvement Program Manager for the city of Centennial, Colorado, and as the Field Services Manager for the city of Sandy Springs while with CH2M HILL. Prior to that, he was the Construction and Maintenance Division Manager for the city of Roswell Transportation Department and was a Construction Project Manager with the Georgia Department of Transportation. Ron also served as an original member and supervisor of GDOT’s H.E.R.O. program in metro Atlanta.
Ron and his wife, Jane’t, have one daughter.
Fiscal and Solid Waste Management Division Director:
Susan Paul became Fiscal and Solid Waste Management Division Director in March 2019. In this role, Susan provides financial management support for the Department’s budget, contracts, fixed assets, procurement, billing and receivables, and administers the County’s Solid Waste Program.
Susan began her career with Gwinnett County in 2003 in the Department of Financial Services. Since that time, she has held a variety of positions within the Finance Department. Most recently, she served as a Project Coordinator in the Office of Strategy and Performance Management. Prior to joining Gwinnett County, Susan was a public service faculty member with the University of Georgia.
Susan earned a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor's of Arts in Economics from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Susan has secured both Level I and Level II Finance Officer Certifications from the University of Georgia. Additionally, she has obtained the designation of Certified Public Finance Officer from the Government Finance Officers Association.
Outside of work, Susan enjoys time with family and friends.
Facility Construction Division Director:
Jay Meister became the Facility Construction Division Director in May 2021. In this role, Jay manages the team responsible for design, construction, and renovation of general government facilities such as fire stations, police precincts, and libraries; capital maintenance projects such as roof, HVAC, and plumbing replacements and upgrades. Jay joined Gwinnett County as a Program Manager for Support Services in 2020.
Jay previously served as the Director of Project Management Services for Southern Methodist University managing an annual capital construction budget of $300 million. He also served as a Construction Project Manager for the University of Wyoming where he managed design and construction for projects for higher education. His private sector experience includes telecommunication and architectural design industries.
Jay earned a Bachelor of Science in economics and finance from the University of Wyoming. He also served in the United States Marine Corps as a noncommissioned officer.
Outside of work, Jay enjoys spending time outdoors and coppersmithing.
Operations and Maintenance Division Director:
Douglas Jones joined Gwinnett County as Operations and Maintenance Division Director in January 2020. In his role, he manages the operations and maintenance of more than 250 County facilities including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, grounds, and housekeeping services.
His career includes experience in the development, construction, and property operations industries where he successfully completed approximately $2 billion of large-scale commercial projects for companies such as Trammell Crow Company, Microsoft, Bank of America, and ExxonMobil. In addition, he served as the primary project liaison with more than 25 government municipalities in the southeastern United States and Canada. His recent operational experience includes managing a 20,000-acre luxury community in South Carolina and a large retirement community with responsibility for 200 employees and a $30 million annual operating budget.
Douglas earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He has served as a board member for multiple community associations and has contributed to various committees throughout his career.
Outside of work, Douglas enjoys spending time keeping up with his twin boys.
Real Estate and Records Management Division Director:
Clyde Shackleford became the Real Estate and Records Management Division Director in October 2020. In this role, Clyde provides management functions related to County owned real estate, records retention and disposal, County mail services, and food service contracts.
Clyde began his career with Gwinnett County in 2012 as a Real Estate Specialist in the Support Services Department. Since then, he served with the Planning and Development Department as a Planner and as the Real Estate Section Manager in Support Services. Prior to joining Gwinnett County, Clyde held positions in land surveying, geographic information system applications, and as a real estate associate broker.
Clyde earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Tech and a Certificate in Local Government Management from the University of Georgia. He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in Georgia and Virginia, a licensed Real Estate Appraiser in Georgia, and a certified Right-of-Way Agent through the International Right-of-Way Association.
Outside of work, Clyde enjoys spending time outdoors.