Richard Osborne has served as the Planning & Development Director for Pickens County in Jasper since 2015. Before that, Mr. Osborne served as City Planner for the City of Cartersville (GA) for 10 years. Mr. Osborne began his full-time career in local government as a Community Development Specialist for the City of LaGrange (GA) from 2001 to 2005.
Mr. Osborne holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee and is an AICP-certified planner.
Besides GAZA, Mr. Osborne also serves as a Board member of the Georgia Planning Association (GPA).