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Mayor Matt Seale
Matt Seale moved to Ocilla, Georgia in 2005 after purchasing a historic building in Ocilla’s downtown the year before. As a result of the purchase, met Roxie Crain and the 2 were married in August of 2007. Together they continue to own and operate the Shoppes at Fourth & Cherry in that same historic building. With no previous government position held, Mr. Seale became our Mayor in a special election in 2015 and was re-elected in the general election of 2017. As Ocilla’s Mayor, he also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Irwin County Public Health Board, Chairman of the Ocilla-Irwin County Industrial Development Authority Board. Mayor Seale was elected as a District 11 officer with the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) and is currently holds the seat of 2nd Vice-President and has been selected for the second year to serve on GMA’s Legislative Policy Council.
Serving since 2015
Elected November 7, 2017
Term ends December 31, 2021