Mayor John R. Harley is a native Georgian originally from Savannah, Georgia. He first moved to Centerville in 1992 as a retired member of the United States Air Force. He is married to his wife of 52 years, Shirley, and they have two children and 3 grandchildren. The Mayor received his Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University in 1972 in Packaging Technology and also graduated from Indiana University in 1976 with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration focusing on Management and Transportation. Mayor Harley has also received the highest city government award from the Georgia Municipal Association.
When asked why he ran for City Council, the Mayor simply states, “I ran for Mayor because I believe I have the ability to well represent the City of Centerville.” Mayor Harley believes the City is working towards the goal of being well prepared to take advantage of future commercial growth opportunities. He also believes citizen involvement in local government is very important. “It prepares them to be knowledgeable of the City and its needs and capabilities.”
Mayor Harley is a member of the Masonic Lodge of Fort Benning, Georgia and attends Harvest Church in Byron, Georgia.
Councilman Cameron W. Andrews was born in Houston County in 1969 and is a lifelong Houston County resident. He is a graduate of Northside High School in Warner Robins and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Georgia Southern University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University. He has resided in Centerville since 1997 and currently serves as the Assistant Principal of Warner Robins Middle School. As a 26-year educator, 23 of those as an employee of the Houston County Board of Education, Councilman Andrews believes this has served him well during his 18 years as a Centerville City Councilman.
Councilman Andrews believes increasing and improving the City’s infrastructure is critical for the City’s future business interests as well as improving residential neighborhoods. He encourages citizen involvement and believes local government affects the lives of everyone because of the services provided. When asked why he ran for Council his response was,” Leadership is all about service and that is my goal, to serve”.
Councilman Andrews is married to his wife Angie and they have two children, Madison, 21, a senior nursing student at Trevecca Nazarene University and Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Caleb, 18, a freshman at Toccoa Falls College. Councilman Andrews is an Ordained Minister of the Church of the Nazarene and serves in his local church as the Families Minister.
Councilman Andrews is currently serving his fifth term on City Council.
Councilman Justin Wright
Councilman J. Micheal Evans moved to Houston County in 2006 while serving as a member of the Air Force Reserve. He has resided in Centerville since 2007 and decided to remain after retiring from military service in 2011 at the rank of Lt. Col. Councilman Evans currently works as a Program Manager at Robins AFB. He has been affiliated with the United States Air Force since his commissioning in 1984.
Councilman Evans holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The Citadel and a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He believes that our people are our best resource and that we should provide development opportunities for those that want to grow and be a greater asset to our City.
Councilman Evans has many years of service to our nation. He is currently serving his first term as an elected member of City Council and looks forward to many years of service to the citizens of Centerville.
Councilman and his wife Mary have one child and two grandchildren.
Councilman Edward D. Armijo was born in 1957 Hutchinson, Kansas. Armijo achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 1974. He joined the United States Air Force in 1976 and retired in 2000. His most rewarding job was that of a First Sergeant.
Councilman Armijo earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from the Air Force Community College in 1996, and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics degree from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2007.
Councilman Armijo has been involved extensively in community service for the past 15 years. He is the Founder and Coordinator, Eagle Springs Neighborhood Watch; Board of Director, Eagles Springs Home Owners Association; Chairman, Eagle Springs Association Architectural Control Committee; Treasurer, The Retired Enlisted Association, Chapter 94; Chairman, Robins Air Force Base Hispanic Heritage Committee, Vice Chairman, Robins Air Force Base Diversity Council; Board Member, Connections by the Parkway; Scribe, Knights of Columbus Assembly 179, Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Member at Large, Knights of Columbus 14488, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kathleen, GA; and Catholic Youth Minister, Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Parish, Robins AFB. Councilman Armijo’s main goal for Centerville is to bring a closer rapport between the City Council and the residents it represents. He believes that the city would be better served if we brought back the City Administrator position, the provision for a Board of Ethics, and the Keep Centerville Clean Commission. He is a strong proponent for town hall meetings and would like to see more citizens support their local Neighborhood Watch.
He is presently employed as the Chief, Equipment Allowance Standards, Robins Air Force Base. Councilman Armijo has 3 daughters Christina Voigt, Angelina Armijo, Patricia Armijo; 3 granddaughters Jasmine, Isabella, and Angelica; and 2 grandsons Chase and Camdyn.