Helen G. “Sistie” Hudson, Chairman


Sistie Hudson was elected Chairman of the Hancock County Board of Commissioners in 2012, and took office on January 1, 2013. She had previously served in many capacities, serving the citizens of Sparta and Hancock County: first on the Sparta City Council (4 years), Mayor of Sparta (6 years), Hancock County Commissioner (2 years), and the Georgia House of Representatives (16years).

She was educated in Hancock County Schools, and graduated in 1968. She continued her educational training at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville and graduated in 1972 with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry, where she also served as President of Beta Beta Beta, an honorary Biological Society.

She and her husband, Robert, live in the Culverton Community of Hancock County are members of Pierce Memorial Methodist Church.

Chairman Hudson has always enjoyed "public service" and values this experience deeply. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, researching and sharing Hancock County's wonderful history, and working each day to make Hancock County a better place to live.