Mayor Willie Oswalt

Mayor Willie Oswalt has served as Mayor of Lake City since 1976.

Mayor Oswalt graduated from Mississippi State University in 1964 with a Bachelor of Science degree and subsequently received a Master of Industrial Education also from MSU in 1972. He then completed a Specialist degree in School Administration from Atlanta University.

Before becoming Mayor, he served local high schools as an Industrial Arts teacher and football and track coach. Mayor Oswalt later became Athletic Director and head Football Coach at Morrow Senior High School. Oswalt first served Lake City as a Councilman in 1972.

Mayor Oswalt has used his strong leadership ability to serve on numerous civic organizations and boards. The Mayor serves on the Atlanta Regional Commission board where he has been a board member for eight years.