Mayor of Oakwood

Lamar Scroggs


A native and lifelong resident of Oakwood, Lamar Scroggs has served on the City Council since 1975. In 1976, he took office as Mayor and has served in that leadership position every year since.

As Mayor for nearly four decades, Scroggs has both witnessed and participated in countless historical area events – Lake Lanier, Gainesville State College (now University of North Georgia), Hwy. 365/I-985, the construction of Thurmon Tanner Parkway, development along Mundy Mill Road – and most recently, the multi-million dollar interstate interchange construction at the Oakwood I-985 exit that has enhanced transportation and visibility for the city. Also, he has been a driving force in the development of the Oakwood 2030 vision plans for the future.

Scroggs and his wife Evelyn, have one daughter and two great grandchildren, as well as a much pampered pet Papillon dog. 


Council Member

Todd Wilson

Todd Wilson, a native and long-time resident of Oakwood, looks forward to being involved and making a difference in his community. Beginning his service on City Council in 2012, Wilson’s priorities for the City are to continue delivery of high quality services, to provide a responsive forum for its citizens, and to maintain a focus on implementing the Oakwood 2030 master plan.

Wilson and his wife, Missy, have two children, Cole and Kinsey.


Council Member

Sheri Clark Millwood

Sheri Clark Millwood, a Hall County native, began serving the City of Oakwood in 1983. With more than three decades of service, she has held positions on the Oakwood City Council, Oakwood Planning Commission, Oakwood Development Authority and currently serves as Mayor Pro-Tem.

Millwood is extremely proud to be co-founder and director of the Oakwood Secret Santa Car Show, an annual event that raises money to provide assistance to Oakwood children and families in need at Christmas.

As a commercial real estate broker, Millwood has served as President of the Hall County Board of Realtors, been recognized as REALTOR of the Year, and received the REALTOR Distinguished Service award in 2015.

Passionate about her community, Millwood is committed to working hard for the common good through positive growth in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Millwood says that Oakwood has always been a community of strong leaders and she wants to keep that tradition of supporting the dreams of others…defining and achieving goals…and working to achieve a common objective – to make Oakwood a GREAT place to live, work, worship and play.

Millwood and her husband, Tony, have a passion for Lake Lanier and are active in efforts to preserve the integrity of the lake for future generations.


Council Member

Pat Jones

Pat Jones was elected to the Oakwood City Council in 2015. She had previously served on the Planning Commission and the Development Authority. Jones moved to Hall County in 1971 and has resided in Oakwood since 1985. She has been active in the community and volunteers with other residents on events such as the Annual Road & Stream Cleanup, Oakwood Christmas in the Park, and Secret Santa Car Show.

Jones looks forward to working with the Council to make the City of Oakwood an even better place to live and work. Her vision is for Oakwood to be a community where residents turn out to lend a hand to their neighbors in need of help.

Jones is a retired teacher and for many years has compiled and published genealogical resource books.


Council Member

Dwight Wood

Dwight S. Wood was born in Hall County and has lived in and around Oakwood his entire life. He is a 1969 graduate of South Hall High School and has three grown children who also live in Hall County.

Wood served as Superior Court Clerk in Hall County from 1985 – 2008 and worked in Hall County Government for 33 years. Upon completion of his service with Hall County, Wood traveled throughout Georgia for six years providing software to government offices. Wood says his experience working in county government has enlightened his knowledge of how local government can and should operate more effectively for the citizens.

Living in and around Oakwood most of his life has given Wood the insight and knowledge of what a small town can offer. One of Wood’s many visions is to attract new businesses and industry to Oakwood and continue implementation of the Oakwood 2030 Plan.

Wood’s father, Donald T. Wood, served over 20 years on the Oakwood City Council. Wood is proud to follow his father in serving his community.



Council Member

Stephen Hendrix


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