Tony Sheppard is a first generation resident of Camden County. He has spent his entire life in Kingsland and graduated from Camden County High School in 1982. Mr. Sheppard later went on to receive his lineman certification from Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) in 1993.
Mr. Sheppard won his first term for County Commissioner of District 5 in a run-off election in 2012 and took office in January 2013. While he was new to the Board of Commissioners and local county government, Mr. Sheppard took great pride in his many efforts to serve the citizens of Camden County, and he continues to do so today.
Additionally, Commissioner Sheppard serves on the St. Marys River Management Committee and the Solid Waste Committee. He continues to actively work on his certification as a County Commissioner through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
Mr. Sheppard works full time at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base as a Utilities Manager with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) for Kings Bay Support Services. He and his wife, Jennifer, live on the west side of Kingsland and enjoy being active in fitness and spending time together on the river. They are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters.