Chairman Marcello Banes
1124 Clark Street
Covington, Ga, 30014
Phone: (O) 678-625-1201
Elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2016.
Marcello Banes is a life-long resident of Newton County and a graduate of Newton County High School. He is an ordained minister, active member of Springfield Baptist Church and the Operations Manager of Banes Transport, LLC.
He has been a business owner and community leader for more than 15 years who wants to work to keep citizens first.
“As a business owner and community leader for more than 15 years I have the knowledge and proficiency need to be an effective Chairman of the Board of Commissioners,” Banes said. “Equally, as an ordained minister, I have worked closely with the community and am highly accustomed to working directly with citizens and county employees to support in resolving problems. From a managerial and leadership standpoint, my education has provided me with exceptional business and critical thinking abilities and skills.”
Banes, who has three daughters, is a board member of View Point Health, the Board of Health and the Northeast Georgia Regional Council, Joint Development Authority of Newton, Walton, Jasper and Morgan counties, Newton County Tomorrow, Solid Waste Management Authority.