"I am running for city council because I believe all
members should actively and continually participate in representing the best
interests of the citizens of Snellville,” said Bender in a news release. "I want to leverage my previous six years of council service to drive economic growth and further promote civic pride in a safe community environment."
Professionally, Bender is a certified public accountant with nearly
25 years of experience in Snellville.
Qualifying week for Snellville is Aug. 26-30. The seats for Posts 3 and 4, held by Mayor Pro Tem Tom Witts and Councilman Bobby Howard, also will be open for the upcoming election. Both Howard and Witts have announced their intentions to run for re-election.