Elaine Evans was first appointed county clerk for Franklin County, Georgia on June 13, 2013 to begin her term on July 1, 2013. She has since been reappointed each January. Mrs. Evans is a lifelong resident of Northeast Georgia. Her interests include reading; spending time with family and friends; and involvement in her church.
Mrs. Evans is a graduate of Athens Technical College with an Associate Degree in Accounting. She also holds certifications from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Human Resource Management, Advanced Human Resource Management and County Clerk. Mrs. Evans is a member of the Georgia Local Government Personnel Association and the Georgia County Clerks Association. She is a graduate of Leadership Franklin.
The duties of the County Clerk as performed by Mrs. Evans are to provide administrative support to the Franklin County Board of Commissioners; County Manager, Constitutional Officers and Departmental Supervisors. She also serves as the Open Records Officer. Mrs. Evans is the Accounting Clerk for the Franklin-Hart Airport Authority. Agenda preparation and meeting minutes transcription fall under the duties of the County Clerk. Financial reconciliation of accounts and SPLOST reconciliation and processing are also part of the County Clerk’s duties.