Michael R. Holiman
Mike Holiman has lobbied 26 legislative sessions on behalf of insurance, technology and criminal justice interests and has engineered public relations initiatives on issues ranging from the environment to healthcare. He is currently leading efforts by Georgia's Superior Court Clerks to build a unified electronic case filing system to better serve their constituents.
Mike was elected to the first of two terms on the Atlanta Board of Education in 1996 and served from 1997 through 2004; his colleagues elected him chairman during his last two years.
Mike is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute's annual training program for individuals identified as civic leaders by the Atlanta Regional Commission, the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county area including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties, as well as the City of Atlanta.
He was editor and publisher of the Georgia Political Almanac, a journal covering politics in Georgia, authored by Dr. Charles S. Bullock of the University of Georgia.
Mike previously served as a branch manager in the transportation industry for ABF Freight Systems Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he studied political science. His hobbies include photography, music and golf.
Atlanta Board of Education, 1997-2004 (president 2 years)
Atlanta/Fulton Family Connection (chair 3 years)
Atlanta Youth Soccer Association (3 years)
Morningside/Lenox Park Neighborhood Association (3 years, president 1 year)
Citizen Review Panel, Fulton County Juvenile Court (2 years)