The mission of the Robins Regional Chamber is to promote the business interests of our members through advocacy, building partnerships, and education. To that end, we invite you to participate in our upcoming candidate forums. We will hold a forum for Centerville City Council candidates on September 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Centerville Community Center at City Hall.








Candidate for Post 3 (I)

Micheal Evans moved to Houston County in 2006 while serving as a member of the Air Force Reserve. He has resided in Centerville since 2007 and decided to remain after retiring from military service in 2011 at the rank of Lt. Col. Councilman Evans currently works as a Program Manager at Robins AFB. He has been affiliated with the United States Air Force since his commissioning in 1984. Councilman Evans holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The Citadel and a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He believes that our people are our best resource and that we should provide development opportunities for those that want to grow and be a greater asset to our City. He continues a family history of service.

Candidate for Post 3

Susan Lemme, a 32 year resident of Centerville, is 57 years old and recently retired from the Middle Ga Regional Library System as a Branch Manager.  She previously served as Director of Libraries for Central State Hospital and at Laurens County Public Library.  She has 36 years of combined experience in public, university, newspaper and medical libraries.   She also owned and operated a grocery/gas store in Haddock, GA for 5 years. Susan graduated from Northside High School in 1980. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science/Public Administration, from Georgia College (1983) and a Master’s in Librarianship from Emory University (1985).  She served internships at the Oconee APDC and Atlanta Newspapers, and was an Assistant Manager for Waldenbooks. Ms. Lemme led the community/hospital committee which executed events and fund raising to celebrate Central State Hospital’s Sesquicentennial Year in 1994. She also co-chaired “STOP the Incinerator Now”, a grassroots group, which successfully halted the location of medical waste incinerators in Haddock, Ga. with massive turnout and testimony at Jones County zoning and commission meetings.







Candidate for Post 4 (uncontested)

Edward D. Armijo was born in 1957 in Hutchinson, Kansas. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 1974.  He joined the United States Air Force in 1976 and retired in 2000. His most rewarding job was that of a First Sergeant. Councilman Armijo has been involved extensively in community service for the past 15 years. He is the Founder and Coordinator, Eagle Springs Neighborhood Watch; Board of Director, Eagles Springs Home Owners Association; Chairman, Eagle Springs Association Architectural Control Committee; Treasurer, The Retired Enlisted Association, Chapter 94; Chairman, Robins Air Force Base Hispanic Heritage Committee, Vice Chairman, Robins Air Force Base Diversity Council; Board Member, Connections by the Parkway; Scribe, Knights of Columbus Assembly 179, Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Member at Large, Knights of Columbus 14488, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kathleen, GA; and Catholic Youth Minister, Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Parish, Robins AFB. He is presently employed as the Chief, Equipment Allowance Standards, Robins Air Force Base. Councilman Armijo has 3 daughters Christina Voigt, Angelina Armijo, Patricia Armijo; 3 granddaughters Jasmine, Isabella, and Angelica; and 2 grandsons Chase and Camdyn.