The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has narrowed its search for a Chief Appraiser to two candidates: Willie C. Barkley, who is assistant deputy director of the Rockdale Board of Assessors Office, and Curtis A. Briscoe, Jr., commercial supervisor at the Augusta-Richmond County Board of Assessors Office in Augusta, GA.
The candidate selected for the position will succeed Lamar Sims, who is retiring.
Barkley has served as assistant deputy director, personal property manager and accounting officer for Rockdale’s Board of Assessors Office, as well as held a position as Motor Vehicle tax supervisor for DeKalb County and assistant department manager for AMEC, Inc., in Decatur. Barkley earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in finance at Georgia State University.
Briscoe has served as commercial appraiser, residential appraiser and property tax clerk at the Augusta-Richmond County Board of Assessors Office. Briscoe holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration in accounting from Paine College, Augusta, GA. He has a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in public administration from Strayer University in Augusta.
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is expected to make a decision on the Chief Appraiser position at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25.