About Marci

“Southwest Atlanta has been a great place to raise our family, and I am proud to be District 11’s councilmember because I want to ensure that families can continue to thrive in our neighborhoods.” — Marci Collier Overstreet

Councilmember Marci Collier Overstreet

Councilmember Marci Collier Overstreet

Marci Collier Overstreet is serving as a member of the Atlanta City Council representing the citizens of District 11, the legacy of southwest Atlanta where she proudly spent her teenage years and raised her family. 

Marci is a native of Atlanta and a product of Atlanta Public Schools, graduating from Benjamin E. Mays High School in 1983. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Georgia State University.

She has over 25 years of experience in service and leadership through her chosen career path, volunteerism, and organizational affiliations.

Marci Collier Overstreet is and has always been assessable to the people. That’s what being a devoted SOUTHWEST ATLANTAN is all about.

After years of experience working in the corporate arena and PTSA’s to make positive change in the lives of families, seniors, and young people, Marci is now an advocate for the people at City Hall.

Marci is intensely dedicated, passionate, and devoted to serving the citizens of the City of Atlanta.

Marci’s mission is to invest in technology, provide transparency, ensure public safety, improve mobility and economic development to create an age-friendly community, and foster solid relationships with the constituents of District 11. Marci understands the unique composition of her district. She wishes to celebrate and preserve its distinct historic components while introducing amenities and conveniences, including recreational opportunities for children and senior citizens. Marci has held multiple boards and leadership positions professional and within the community, including: 

  • Board Trustee of the City of Atlanta Pension Trust Board
  • Appointee to the Atlanta Commission on Women
  • Founder and CEO of Mommy Knows Best, LLC
  • Past Board Chair/President of the Auxiliary to the Atlanta Medical Association
  • Member of the Fulton County Core Services and Governance task force 
  • Board Member of the Walter & Andrew Young Family YMCA
  • Member of League of Women Voters (LWV)
  • Member of Council of Negro Women – Greater Atlanta 
  • Member of the Atlanta City Council – Atlanta Public Schools Joint Committee
  • Retiree of Delta Airlines
  • Member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 
  • Member of The Links, Inc.
  • Member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Count on Marci to Continue

Supporting Seniors

Supporting Seniors

Our dynamic community was built by our seniors.

Supporting Children & Families

Supporting Children & Families

Strong families are at the core of safe, vibrant communities.

Supporting Southwest Neighborhoods

Supporting Southwest Neighborhoods

We must stand together and support each other to deter crime.

District 11 Issues

Marci Collier Overstreet stands up for all of us!

Securing Commercial Investment and Spurring Redevelopment

Boosting Community Wellness

Fighting Crime & Securing Our Neighborhoods

Improving City Services for Our Residents

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2

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