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College Park - Ward 3

Where we work together to "improve OUR quality of life."

About College Park - Ward 3

The ward, highlighted on the map in blue, encompasses the historic neighborhoods surrounding Woodward Academy, Virginia Avenue, the Federal Aviation Administration building and the College Park Marta station; both Clayton County and Fulton County neighborhoods surrounding the Godby Road corridor and Anchor Hospital, and also includes the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.As your city council representative, I look forward to continuing to enhance our community and economic development opportunities to ensure that our city is a premier destination to visit, live, work, play, and worship.Be sure to sign up for the Ward 3 newsletter by using the form at the bottom of this website.

Councilwoman Tracie Arnold

About Councilwoman Arnold

Councilwoman Arnold is passionate about “increasing the quality of life for OUR community.” She previously served as the Homeowners Association President for the Princeton Village Subdivision in the Historic District of Ward 3. She is an active member of Cliftondale United Methodist Church where she has served as the Youth Ministry Leader and Finance Committee Chair.Tracie’s professional career spans across both K-12 and higher education, human resources, finance, information technology, and non-profit agencies. She also has more than 25 years of leadership and management experience in both the public and private sectors and currently works as Director of Business Operations & Chief of Staff for the School of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University.Councilwoman Arnold takes pride in matriculating through Atlanta Public Schools and graduating from Benjamin E. Mays’ Academy of Math and Science. She is also a proud alum of Clark Atlanta University holding a Bachelor of Science in Physics and she’s a “Honors” graduate with a Masters of Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix, both in Atlanta, Georgia. She has achieved several professional certifications and maintains the professional designation of a Project Management Professional (PMP)®.After the November 7, 2023 election, Councilwoman Arnold compliments her academic and professional achievements with the ultimate societal accolade of "History Maker." Tracie became the first female to represent Ward 3, achieving victory with 62% of the votes, defeating her opponent by a margin of approximately 100 votes. Councilwoman Arnold now holds the City's record for greatest margin of victory and highest voter turnout ever in Ward 3.Tracie’s mission is to increase the quality of life for OUR community by prioritizing safer communities; prioritizing diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities; prioritizing financial transparency; and, prioritizing connected communities. Tracie also understands the unique composition of her ward and desires to preserve the historic elements while also introducing:

  • Expanded and affordable educational and recreational programs for children and seniors.

  • Expanded job opportunities for citizens and increased wages for city workers.

  • Enhanced living standards and affordable housing.

  • Enhanced sustainability measures of cleaner streets, dog parks and community gardens.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel" Maya Angelou


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