Bear Creek

Governance Of The Authority


The Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority is governed by a nine member Board, with a total of six votes which is derived as follows. The Chief Elected Official of each of the four member counties is a member and has a full vote. An additional member is appointed from each county, and these four individuals have a proportional vote that collectively totals one vote. The fractional vote’s value is based on the population of the member county at the time the legislation was enacted. In addition, the members of the Authority appoint an at-large member who has a full vote. Current members are as follows:

2023 UOBWA Full Board

2023 UOBWA Committee Assignments

Jackson County Athens County JCWSA Athens County Athens County