Ted Terry has spent the last decade working in the public service sector, doing everything from nonprofit consulting for organizations like the Sierra Club, Human Rights Campaign and Environment Georgia, to campaign organizing and consulting for state representatives, state senators, county commissioners, school boards members, local officials and a U.S. Congressman. During his time as a fundraiser, Ted personally helped raise millions of dollars for campaigns and causes, always with a focus on uniting individuals and businesses behind common goals for a better society.
As Mayor, Ted has supported initiatives to make Clarkston a more welcoming and compassionate community. Focusing on efforts to empower ordinary residents to be involved in their government. Launching an education task force to propose ideas and innovations for the Clarkston Cluster of Schools, and working with the DeKalb County Board of Education.
Ted has a degree in Food Science & Nutrition and worked his way through college as a nursing assistant at a long-term care facility.