Floyd B. Everett
Candidate for Columbia County Commissioner, District 3
Floyd B. Everett has been a proud resident of Columbia County, Georgia for 20 years.
As your commissioner, he pledges to work for all the citizens of Columbia County. He is passionate about improving vital services for all citizens of Columbia County; especially veterans, the elderly and disabled citizens. His goal is to provide the entire county with infrastructure improvements, parks, better road and traffic logistics, life-improvement amenities, and technology upgrades to enhance the county’s future growth.
Floyd is a member of several professional organizations that have further enhanced his ability to lead. He is a member of the American Management Association (AMA) and the Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE). His community service is an effort to improve the quality of life for others. He was a mentor for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization of America, served as a committee member of the Homeless Veterans Program and mentored individuals in the Georgia Transplant Foundation. He has served on the Youth Civil Air Patrol Advisory Panel and as a coordinator for the Georgia Special Olympics Committee in South Georgia. As a former officer of the United States Air Force, he is the recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal, two United States Air Force Commendation Medals and several other outstanding performance awards.
Thirty-three years in leadership have prepared Floyd to take on challenges. His past service in Augusta, GA as the Logistics Officer at the Charlie Norwood Medical Center provided support for over 1400 veterans with critical medical supplies daily.
This work and leadership began after graduating from Mississippi Valley State University with a Bachelor of Social Work Degree. Floyd was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. He has worked all over the United States and Europe while serving in the U. S. Air Force. He was assigned to a joint U.S. Air Force base in the United Kingdom. He supported 2,000 children assigned to the Department of Defense School System and all military assigned to Embassy Duty and Active Duty Soldiers and Sailors throughout the Middle East.
After serving, he was immediately recruited as a Logistics Officer at the V.A. Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. After that, he worked as the Customer Support Officer at the Hines Illinois Logistic Center and was promoted to Assistant Chief of Operations supporting 100,000 veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the largest medical system in the world. He supported over 172 medical centers and over 2,500 other government agencies that required medical products such as the United States Postal Service, the Forestry Service and the Federal Prison System. With a promotion, his work began in the CSRA.
Presently, he resides in Evans with his wife, Carline Carter Everett. They attend the Greater Apostolic Church in Augusta, GA.