Downtown Development Authority

The Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) main objective is to foster a healthy, thriving economy in downtown Swainsboro. The DDA is comprised of six members who make up a Board of Directors and a full-time Director. The Director implements the goals of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the policies of the Main Streets Program. The DDA takes an active role in revitalizing the C6-D region through expanded cultural programming, promotion of the region, recruitment of new businesses, grant-seeking for restoration projects, and education and outreach for local businesses.

Board of Directors

Gary Mason, Chair

Stephanie Flanders, Vice Chair

Dr. David Davis

Anna Gambrell

Daisy Reeves

Jim Roberts

James Ward

Mayor Schwabe, Ex-Officio

Ken Warnock, Ex-Officio

Michael Bright, Ex-Officio

Meeting Schedule

The DDA meets every third Wednesday of the month at City Hall in Downtown Swainsboro at 10am.


Lynn Brinson
Director of Downtown Development
101 West Main Street
Swainsboro GA 30401

Phone: (478) 237-7025
Fax: (478) 237-3358


Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm