Marion County Administration Staff

The County Administrator is the Chief Operating Officer appointed by the Board of Commissioners to direct day-to-day functions of the government and carry out policies set by the commission. The Administrator staff includes the following:

  • County Manager, Thomas Weaver
  • County Clerk, Lea Elliott
  • Assistant County Clerk, Sylvia Russell
  • County Attorney, Wayne Jernigan

Duties and Responsibilities

Administration directly oversees the following departments:

  • Building Maintenance
  • Financial Services
  • Purchasing
  • Human Resources
  • Solid Waste Billing
  • Budget Administration

Thomas Weaver

Thomas Weaver joined the Marion County Commission in November 2018. He handles the day-to-day operations of the Marion County government, including working with representatives of ClearWater Solutions, who operates the county’s Water and Road Departments. Thomas has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Troy University and has over 10 years of local government experience as a finance manager and county manager.

Lea Elliot

Professional Experience

Mrs. Elliott has been working with Marion County for 11 years. She started as the deputy clerk in 2007 and worked in the position for 8 years. In 2015, she began as the county clerk and continues to use her talents to make Marion County more efficient.

Personal Experience

Mrs. Elliot has been married for 27 years to Mr. Terry Elliott and she also has two children. Their names are Jessica Camp and Brook Barns. She has also been a resident of Marion County for 15 years.

Open Record Requests

Open record requests or requests for information about the Board of Commissioners agenda items should be direct to County Clerk, Lea Elliott. Please fill out Public Agenda Application before contacting.

Public Agenda Application