Joseph Geierman

Mayor of Doraville


Joseph will be the first openly LGBTQ mayor ever elected in Doraville


Joseph Geierman has lived in Doraville since 2001. He has been actively engaged with our community for much of that time – serving most recently as a member of city council for District 2. He has also served on several city committees and commissions, including the Doraville Active Living Initiative, the Doraville Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Panel, and as a member of the Planning Commission.

Joseph has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from University of California at Santa Cruz, and a Master’s degree in Building Construction and Facility Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has worked at the law firm Troutman Sanders since 2009, where he is Director of Real Estate and Facilities.

A native of Southern California, Joseph lives with his husband, B.J. Abbott, and their dog Belle.

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