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H. Doug Everett
Commissioner Since: January 1, 2003
Year Elected: 2002, 2008, 2014
Serves Through: December 31, 2020
Republican, Albany
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A native of Cordele, Georgia, Commissioner Doug Everett is the first Republican elected to the Commission from Southwest Georgia. He served as Chairman in 2004. He was elected to the Georgia House from Albany in 1996 and served three terms before his election to the Commission in 2002. As a State Representative, he served on the House Industry Committee and the Subcommittee on Utilities.

Commissioner Everett is a past President of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC), a non-profit corporation for the advancement and education of commission regulation and the promotion of cooperation among the commissions of the 12 member states. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Agrirama Development Authority. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.

Commissioner Everett was born in Cordele, Georgia but moved to Sylvester where he graduated from high school. He entered Georgia Tech but later transferred to Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University) and majored in math.

After moving to Albany, Commissioner Everett first worked for Albany First Federal Savings and Loan before starting his own business in 1974, Southern Appraisal Company that specializes in appraising large commercial and industrial properties. In 1980, he received his MAI appraisal designation, the highest appraisal designation one can receive.
Prior to serving as a legislator, Everett served on the Albany Zoning and Planning Board of Appeals, the Board of Tax Assessors and three terms on the Albany City Commission, including two years as Mayor Pro Tem.

Everett is married to Janice Perry Johnson of Montezuma. The couple has three grown children, Mitch, Mike and Denice Delk, three great-grandchildren, and five grandchildren. Everett is a former member Albany Rotary Club, the Sylvester JAYCEES, and the Sylvester Kiwanis Club.

December 16, 2014Everett Takes Oath of Office for New Term
April 14, 2014Commissioner Everett Joins Governor in Proclaiming April 2014 as Dig Safely Month
February 24, 2014Commissioner Everett Applauds U.S. Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Approval for Plant Vogtle Nuclear Construction Project
July 22, 2013Statement From The Office Of Commissioner Doug Everett on the Start of Operation of First Commercial CNG Fueling Station Under Commission Approved Program
September 28, 2012Statement From The Office Of Georgia PSC Commissioner Doug Everett on Atlanta Gas Light Company’s CNG Station Announcement
April 26, 2012Atlanta Business Chronicle editorial ”Finally Some Good News on the Energe Front“
March 1, 2012Commissioner Everett Issues Statement on Release of Request for Proposal for CNG Fueling Stations
November 8, 2011Smart Meters: Positive Benenfits For All
May 12, 2011Statement by Commissioner Everett on Atlanta Gas Light Filing of Plan for CNG Fueling Stations
July 29, 2010PSC Commissioner H. Doug Everett Wants Georgia to be a Leader in CNG Fueling Stations for Commercial and Passenger Vehicles
October 30, 2008Commissioner Doug Everett Urges FCC to Slow Down on Intercarrier Compensation Fee Reform
September 14, 2008Commissioner Everett editorial response to Atlanta Journal Constitution story on Household Goods
June 4, 2008Commissioner Doug Everett Completes Year as Head of Utility Commissioners" Group
May 22, 2008Commissioner Doug Everett Receives Award from Association County Commissioners of Georgia
June 6, 2006Commissioner Doug Everett Says Agreement with Atlanta Gas Light on Coal Tar Cleanup Saves Ratepayers Money
September 5, 2005Hiring of Consultant in Savannah Fuel Procurement Investigation Will Cost Taxpayers
August 5, 2005Commissioner Doug Everett Fights for Economic Development in Rural
January 18, 2005Commissioner Doug Everett Votes No on Rule Change in Minimum Balance for Natural Gas Late Fees
October 26, 2004Commissioner Doug Everett Announces Approval of Funding for Wilkinson County Economic Development Project
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