City Manager

Stan Brown

Appointed City Manager in 2004, Stan Brown has worked in local government service for over 25 years, holding various public works, engineering, and management positions within Georgia in the City of Carrollton, Athens-Clarke County and Jackson County, as well as the Town of Castle Rock, Colorado and the City of Laramie, Wyoming. His areas of expertise are strategic planning, capital project management, transportation engineering, and water and wastewater system management.


Brown is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Georgia, and a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. His recent military service included deployment to Iraq, Kuwait and Kyrgyzstan.


Active in the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Council, the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Hall County Green Alliance, Brown’s primary goal is to ensure that the city is proactive and ready to meet the challenges and opportunities of growth while maintaining a balance between economic development, environmental stewardship, and quality of life for the community.



City Clerk

Tangee Puckett

Tangee Puckett has served as Oakwood City Clerk since 2007. She received her Clerk Certification from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in 2012, and is now working towards her Master Clerk Certification. She and her husband, Josh, have two children, Hannah and Zoe.



Finance Director

Carl Stephens


Permit Clerk

Peggy Funderburk


Community Development Director

B.R. White