Sue Sanders is the Chief Operating Officer for Rockdale County. COO Sanders oversees all financial, personnel and operational matters for Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, Capital Projects, Recycling, Fleet Maintenance, Building Maintenance and Park Maintenance. She also serves as the Recreation and Senior Services Departmental Adviser to the SPLOST Committee.
Prior to serving as the County’s Executive Director of General Services, Ms. Sanders was the Director of Recreation & Maintenance, Deputy Director of Recreation & Maintenance, Deputy Director of Public Works, Assistant Director of Park Maintenance and also has worked in Public Services & Engineering as well as Rockdale Water Resources during her 20 year tenure at Rockdale County.
Active in the community, Ms. Sanders is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Rockdale and remains active as an alumni and team leader for Local Government Day. She also serves on the Board of the Arabia Mountain Heritage Alliance and is a member of Georgia Recreation & Parks Association. Ms. Sanders earned an associate’s degree in general education and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Troy University. She also earned a Certificate of Public Works Management from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, an Advanced Certificate of Public Works management from the American Public Works Association at UGA and in 2020 earned her Certified County Official status from ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
Sue is married to Guy Sanders and has two sons, Devon and Dylan.