About Our Mayor
Judy Jordan Johnson is a lifelong resident of Lawrenceville. She was born and raised on Culver Street. Judy comes by her public service naturally. Her mother Willela Allison Jordan was a social worker and homemaker and her father Hilliard Rhodes Jordan was an attorney, served in the House of Representatives, and was mayor of Lawrenceville for 16 years. She graduated from Central Gwinnett High School in 1970, obtained a Bachelors from LaGrange in 1974, a Master of Art in Teaching from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1976 and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Argosy University in 2003. Judy taught math at Central Gwinnett High School for thirty years, where she also coached basketball and softball. Judy was Teacher of the Year in 1990. She is married to Allan Johnson, a retired teacher, and has two step daughters. Melissa is married to Jeff Tresidder and lives in Minneapolis. Becky passed away in 2009.
Year(s) Elected/Reelected: November 2010 and November 2012
The Mayor presents the 2013 State of the City Address