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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Ashlee Godfrey
In 2011, Ashlee Godfrey moved to Varnell. Ashlee is married to Ross Godfrey and they have two kids daughter Hailey who enjoys Cheerleading for the Kodiaks and son Westin who loves dirt bikes.
Ashlee has a degree in Accounting and Finance.
She has a passion and commitment to serving people in our community. She has been an active member of the local community with involvement in Greater Chamber of Dalton, Young Professional, Carpet Capital of Realtors Association, Community Service Committee, Providence Ministries, Alzheimer Association and many other Community Out Reach Programs.
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Clyde Williams
Clyde was born in Whitfield County and has lived in City of Varnell since 1997. He married his wife, Bridget, in 2002 and they have two children.
Clyde is employed by Whitfield County Public Works and was previously employed by the City of Varnell in garbage service. He is an active member of the community at Maple Grove Baptist Church and the Boy Scouts of America. He volunteered with the Varnell Emergency Management Association, Search and Rescue, and Disaster Planning committees.
He also volunteered with the Varnell Spring Project to improve the community for families and visitors.
Clyde desires the positive growth of the community for the benefit of all Varnell residents as well as the business owners in Varnell while maintaining the small town feel.
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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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Richard Lowe
Richard has lived in Varnell for more than 50 years. He and his wife Suzanne have been married 26 years. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. He attended Varnell Elementary School as well as North Whitfield High School. He has Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
He and Suzanne retired from Shaw Industries. Richard was in Human Resources almost 37 years and Suzanne was Planning Manager in rugs for 43 years.

They are members of RockBridge Community Church Dalton Campus.

He wants to work with the Mayor and other council members alongside the citizens of Varnell to prepare for our future.

Together we can make Varnell the community all of us want it to be.