Director of Power and Public Works
Angie Luna is the current Director of Power and Public Works. Prior to taking her position with the City of Acworth, Ms. Luna served for three years as the Director of Operations for the Fort Valley Utility Commission and in a Project Management capacity for the City of Norcross’ Department of Public Works, Utilities & Parks. Ms. Luna received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management & Administration from Georgia Southwestern State University and is currently working on her Master of Business Administration degree also from GSW. In January 2019, Ms. Luna completed all coursework to receive her certification as a Certified Public Works Manager through the American Public Works Association.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. Luna has had the opportunity to work in diverse fields such as Construction Management, Municipal Utilities, Public Works and Economic Development. One of her greatest professional accomplishments includes leading the effort to secure the economic development project known as Pure Flavor, a Canadian company that grows greenhouse vegetables in a new high-tech, $105-million, 75-acre greenhouse complex by competing to serve a 24 MW Customer Choice power load.
Ms. Luna believes whole heartedly in the power of servant leadership, and practices it daily in both her personal and professional life. She also feels that working in Municipal Government gives her the unique opportunity to serve the Community in a meaningful capacity. She has dedicated her time and efforts to multiple charitable causes such as Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, Kay Center for the Intellectually Disabled, and others.
As a long-time public servant, Ms. Luna believes in the importance of working with the City of Acworth’s Board of Aldermen and Staff to provide essential services to the residents, visitors and business owners of the Acworth Community. She looks forward to making a positive impact to the City of Acworth.
Assistant Director of Public Works
Greg graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Master’s in Public Administration and Bachelor’s in Business Management. He is an ISA certified Arborist; he recently relocated to Georgia area from South Florida with his wife and four children. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He is able to assist with all Public Works concerns including: Sanitation, Streets and Right-of-Way maintenance, Stormwater-Soil Erosion, Fleet Maintenance, and Capital Projects.
Contact Greg with any concerns or issues at firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Project Coordinator
Lisa is the Administrative Project Coordinator for Power and Public Works. She is currently enrolled at Columbia Southern University seeking to complete a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management. On the weekends, Lisa enjoys frequenting antique shops, crafting and playing with her beagle and toy fox terrier.
If you have any questions for Power and Public Works, you can reach out to Lisa and she will make sure you get an answer. Contact her at email@example.com or 770-974-5233.
Operations Manager – Sanitation
In his spare time, he spends time with wife, Pam and their seven grandchildren. He enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and camping. Some of his other interests include guitars, vintage tractors, as well as classic cars and trucks. He currently resides in Dallas, Georgia.
Any questions related to missed service or repair of trash can please call 770-917-8903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water Quality/Soil Erosion Inspector
Kirk Becker has been a City of Acworth employee for 5 years serving as a building inspector for three years and is now the Water Quality/Soil Erosion Inspector at the Public Works Department. He served 20 years and retired from the U.S. Navy as an Underwater Construction Technician Chief Petty Officer. For sixteen years he had his own business in residential and commercial renovation and now serves the residences of Acworth.
Kirk resides in Cherokee County with his wife. In his free time, he enjoys every minute he gets to spend with his two grandsons, woodworking, golfing and shooting darts.
Contact Kirk with any concerns or issues at email@example.com or 770-974-5233.
Operations Manager – Streets
Darin Poehner has been a City of Acworth employee for 32 years serving with the Power Department for 10 years and with the Public Works Department for 22 years, he is the Operations Manager for the Street Department. During his service with the City of Acworth he attended Nashville State Technical Institute and certified as TVPPA Lineman.
Darin has been a resident of Acworth for 20 years and resides here with his wife and dog. He enjoys riding motor cross, off road riding and spending time with his family.
Josh Black is the Fleet Manager for the City of Acworth and has been with the City since 2017 but has been in the mechanics business for 12 years. As a certified ASE technician, the City relies on Josh to keep the entire fleet of City vehicles in peek condition. Josh not only works on cars professionally but he also enjoys it as a hobby. He builds custom vehicles and shows them in local car shows. In his spare time, he enjoys kayaking with family and friends.
If you have questions for the Fleet Service Department you may contact Josh at firstname.lastname@example.org