Mayor Pro Tem & Commissioner Ward 4, Mike Gowen

Biographical Information

Terms Served: 2  (2020-2024), (2016-2019)

Contact: (912) 389-3401, Email Commissioner Mike Gowen

Currently or Previously Serving On: Mayor Pro Tem (2024), Mayor Pro Tem (2019), Commission liaison for Police and Fire Departments, Finance/Investment Committee, EMA Rescue Representative, Adult Sunday School Teacher, and Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Previously served as Judge for the City of Broxton Municipal Court (6 years), Deputy Sheriff with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, and Assistant District Attorney in south Georgia.


Associate of Arts - South Georgia State College
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science - Valdosta State University
Juris Doctorate - University of Georgia

GMA Training / Awards: GMA certification from the Robert E. Knox Leadership Institute (2022), Certificate of Achievement (2019) and Certificate of Recognition (2018) from Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute

Family: Spouse, Doralee Solomon; Children: Nathan, Elisabeth, Benjamin, Daniel, Sarah and Rebekah

  1. Commissioner Gowen

    Mike Gowen

    Mayor Pro Tem/Commissioner Ward 4