Director Allen Poole
Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Allen Poole Director of the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety on February 18, 2019. A former Georgia state trooper, Director Poole served 14 years as the County Commission Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in Haralson County. He was elected to serve as President of the Association of County Commissioners in Georgia in 2017. His 19 years of experience patrolling Georgia roads and investigating hundreds of traffic crashes has given Director Poole firsthand knowledge of the importance of safe driving. His top priority is to make sure the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety stays focused and committed to its mission to educate the public on highway safety and to work to implement programs that will reduce crashes, deaths, and injuries on Georgia roads.