Elected Officials

Post 3, City Council (Mayor pro tem)

Chris Owens
Current Term: January 1st, 2014 to December 31, 2017


Chris is a native of Georgia and graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University, Summa Cum Laude, with a major in Civil Engineering and a minor in Structural Engineering. He lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife, Jennifer, and two children, Lauren and Will. Lauren attended Milton High School and is now studying Fashion Merchandising. Will enjoys running for the Milton Cross Country team and is an active Life Scout in BSA Troop 51.

Chris is an Ordained Elder of Alpharetta Presbyterian Church; a member of the Lionheart School Advisory Board, a school focusing on broad-spectrum autism needs; a member of the Alpharetta YMCA Advisory Board; he volunteers professional services to North Fulton Community Charities; and is an Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 51.

Elected to Alpharetta City Council in 2009, Chris holds a city-wide post. He was appointed by the Mayor to serve as the Council’s liaison to the Department of Engineering and Public Works and has been selected by his peers on Council to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem. He also has a passion for Public Safety and City Planning.

He is a registered professional civil engineer with over 23 years of experience. Chris has assisted multiple land owners, institutions and Community Improvement Districts in the metropolitan Atlanta area by supporting property owners’ goals while navigating public policy and procedures. He also has provided value to many State and Local government partners by serving their engineering, management, construction and expert witness related needs.

Chris is an avid home brewer, a Masters CrossFIt athlete, enjoys camping with his family, watching NASCAR, biking and playing golf.