Mayor Dorothy Hubbard
P.O. Box 447
Albany, GA 31702
Dorothy Brown Hubbard's life has been marked by service to others. Sworn in as Mayor of the City of Albany (the ninth largest city in Georgia) on January 9, 2012, she is a native of Americus, Georgia and an honor graduate of Sumter Senior High School. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Albany State University and a Master of Education Degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Georgia. Mrs. Hubbard retired from Albany State University in 1999 as the Assistant to the President, after also serving the University as Registrar and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Admissions and Records, Assistant Director of Admissions, Admissions Counselor and Secretary.
Mrs. Hubbard has made many contributions to higher education in the State of Georgia, having served in several capacities as well as President of the Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (where she started the mid-year staff development conference for front-line staff), Program Chair of the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. She also served as Chair of the University System of Georgia's Committee on Admissions and Records and Chair of the University System of Georgia Committee on Affirmative Action. She served on the National Thurgood Marshall Selection Committee/Advisory Board, the College Board Regional Committee and chaired and worked on many committees in her various duties at Albany State University.
Her community service activities include leadership roles with the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society and the Albany Museum of Art. She is a Past President of the Board of Directors of Girls, Inc. of Albany, Committee of 100, Zeta Psi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., The Albany, GA Chapter of the LINKS, Inc., The Semper Fidelis Club and Chosen to Conquer, Inc. She is also a member of the First Monumental Faith Baptist Church.
Mayor Hubbard believes in helping others to help themselves and she has given of her time, talent, and abilities as a fund raiser to help many organizations. She is a spirited woman who demonstrates that what we do is more important than what we say and our lives should be an example for others to follow. She is the recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Award, a recipient of the Roots of Strength Award for contributions to youth and the future of Albany, Georgia, a recipient of the 2010 Census Count Committee Appreciation Award and a recipient of the Charles T. Price Trailblazer Award to name a few.
Mrs. Hubbard is a graduate of Leadership Albany and served two terms on the Leadership Albany Selection Committee. In 2016 she received the Edward A. Freeman Outstanding Alumni of Leadership Albany Award. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the Georgia Municipal Association Robert E. Knox, Jr. Leadership Institute and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. In 2014, she received the Mayor of the Year Award by the Georgia Minority Business Association and she is the recipient of many other awards too numerous to mention.
An active Mayor representing the City in various capacities, Mayor Hubbard served as President of the Georgia Municipal Association from June, 2017 - June, 2018.