Board Of Education

Mrs. Donna Ford, District: I
Donna Ford
Title: Vice-chairperson
Phone: 229-347-6604

District: I 
Term Expires: December 31, 2026

407 Georgia Highway 32 East Leesburg, Georgia 31763 

Mrs. Donna Ford is a former teacher, Principal and Curriculum Director, K-5 in the Lee County School System.  She worked in the school system for 32 years.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in K-8 Education from the University of Florida, a Masters degree in Education and School Administration from Georgia State University and a Specialist degree in School Administration from Columbus State University.  Additionally, she retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army serving as the School Liaison Officer on the Waynesville, Missouri Board of Education for three years.  Her last assignment was in Washington, D.C. in support of Desert Storm/Desert Shield.  She is married to Arthur Ford and has two sons, Steven and Robert.  Both sons attended all grades in the Lee County School System graduating as distinguished graduates from both Lee County High School and Georgia Institute of Technology.  She served the community as a member of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is currently serving on the :Library Board and the Family Connections Board.  Mrs. Ford has worked with children in the Whiz Kids and Literate Lee programs.  She is a member of Leesburg United Methodist Church and serves on the Youth Council, teaches youth Sunday school and is the Chairman of the Church Trustees.