City Council

City Council Members

Bill Caylor
Bill Caylor is a lifelong resident of Varnell. He is married to Dianne for 56 years. He has two children and four grandchildren.
He retired from the carpet industry. His desire is to make Varnell a better place to live.
He wants the citizens of Varnell to love where they live.
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Sandy Pangle

Sandy is happily married to Ramona Pangle for 38 years and has lived in Varnell since 1992.
They have 2 daughters Christina Williams and Leslie Andrews and a son Andrew Pangle along with 7 awesome Grandchildren.
Sandy works as Director of Engineering for a multi-product manufacturing company in Acworth and Cartersville GA.
He attended Dalton State College and received additional educational credits from several technical educational institutes .
He is an active outdoorsman who loves bicycling, fishing, backpacking, birdwatching, golf and playing guitar.
He has volunteered heavily with the American Diabetes association, scouting, and various children’s sports.
He is of the Christian faith and attends Rock Bridge Church in Dalton.
Sandy desires Varnell to become a closer knit city where people know their neighbors and care for each other.
He was elected to the Varnell City Council in 2019.
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Howard Kash
Howard and his wife Jo Ellen have two children and four grandchildren. Following graduation from Jacksonville State University with a degree in business administration, Howard was commissioned in the Army serving in the infantry and military intelligence. Following military service, Howard worked in sales and marketing for Proctor & Gamble and Coca Cola before starting his own market research firm. After selling his business, Howard pursued a career in aviation earning the highest pilot certification, Airline Transport Pilot’s License. Howard spent over four years flying reconnaissance aircraft for the Army in support of coalition forces in Iraq. Since retiring, Howard enjoys golf, pickle ball, and traveling around the world. As a member of the Varnell City Council, Howard’s goal is to help manage Varnell’s growth so all the citizens of Varnell benefit.

Bob Roche
Bob and his wife Judiann, daughter Fiona, and son Liam have lived in Varnell for eight years.
They have lived all over this great country and are proud to now call Varnell home.
Bob’s education includes a Chemical Engineering Degree as well as an MBA.
He has worked in the corporate world for Fortune 50 companies and has been an entrepreneur for the last 10+ years.
He currently owns American Yarn and Crimson Cutting, both manufacturing companies employing residents of Whitfield County.
It is an honor to serve on the Varnell City Council and Bob focuses on ensuring the City benefits all residents.

Sarah Harrison
Sarah is a Georgia native. She and her husband Larry have lived in Whitfield County for more than 50 years, and in Varnell for four years. They have two grown children and four grandchildren. After studying special education and visual arts at Georgia State University and Valdosta State University, she discovered her passion for economic development. Her career developed through real estate brokerage, non-profit management and fundraising, downtown development and lastly, workforce development. During her career she earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council, and completed requirements of UGA’s Development Authority Executive Skills Institute, as well as numerous governmental and leadership programs. She retired from the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission where she was Workforce Development and Career Center Coordinator for the fifteen county northwest Georgia region. She then became a Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator under the Georgia Department of Economic Development until her “second retirement”.

Harrison is dedicated to service on Varnell’s City Council, and wants to contribute to Varnell’s orderly growth and development in a manner that benefits its citizens, workers and visitors.