Mayor Nancy Harris

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First elected November 2007
Next election November 2023
Current term January 2020 – January 2024

Phone: 770.476.3434

Mail to:
Duluth City Hall
3167 Main Street
Duluth, GA 30096

Duties of the Mayor:

  • Presides over all meetings of the City Council
  • Head of the City for the purpose of service of process and ceremonial purposes and to be the official spokeswoman for the City
  • The Chief Advocate of Policy – has the power to administer oaths and take affidavits
  • Signs as a matter of course on behalf of the city all written and approved contracts, ordinances and other instruments executed by the City which by law are required to be in writing
  • Vote only in case of a tie or in case one vote is needed to pass any motion, resolution, ordinance or other question before the Council. The Mayor Pro Tem, if presiding, may vote and the vote may be counted towards a quorum as any other Council member
  • Fulfill other such executive and administrative duties as the City Council shall by ordinance establish
  • Appoint Council Members to committees and they shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor

Commitment always precedes achievement” (John Maxwell)

I have made a personal commitment to serve my hometown of Duluth Georgia. Being a life-long resident of Duluth, I have witnessed much growth and change. It is my goal, as Mayor, to work closely with citizens and the City administrative staff to ensure quality growth in Duluth.  


  • Specialist Degree in Educational Administration – Georgia State University
  • Master of Education Educational Supervision – University of Georgia
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education – University of Georgia
  • Retired from Gwinnett County Public Schools and Mercer University/Atlanta
  • Principal: B.B. Harris Elementary, Suwanee Elementary, Norton Elementary


  • Artworks! Gwinnett Vision Award
  • Moxie Aware Nominee Greater Good Award 2018, 2019  and 2021- Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • Partnership Gwinnett Finalist Imagination Award
  • Recipient of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Public Service Award
  • Artworks! Gwinnett – Advisory Board
  • Atlanta Regional Commission Board  – Past Gwinnett Representative
  • Metro Atlanta Mayors Association -Past  Chairman
  • Duluth Civitan &  Kiwanis Honorary Member
  • Duluth Fall Festival Board
  • Duluth Fine Arts League - Executive Board
  • Duluth Business Association
  • Gwinnett Municipal Association - Past President
  • Hudgens Center for the Arts – Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Gwinnett Alumni – Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • Member Duluth First Baptist Church
  • Great Day of Service Past Chairperson
  • Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta (ALMA)
  • Georgia Municipal Association District 3 NE Region - Past President
  • Gwinnett County Public Library Foundation Board
  • Professional Licensed Auctioneer
  • Public Speaker & Consultant