Downtown Development Authority

Powder Springs Historic Sign

Appointed Board Members:

  • Chair: Mayor Al Thurman
  • Anita Booker, Vice Chair
  • Shelly Hendry
  • Dwight McMutry
  • Charlie Ross
  • Janet Savage
  • Rick Standard, Treasurer
  • City Council Liaison: Doris Dawkins


The DDA is an organization created by the Constitution of the State of Georgia to coordinate the development and improvement of the city's downtown. Members are appointed by City Council and their mission is to preserve and add to the unique beauty and hometown charm of Powder Springs and create a destination of choice.