Mayor Trapnell was born and reared in Metter. He graduated from Metter High School and attended Georgia Southern College. He began his career with the U.S. Postal Service in 1964 and retired in 1992 as Superintendent of Postal Operations. He was elected Mayor of the City of Metter in 1993, beginning his first term in January, 1994. Since that time, he has been re-elected four times. He serves as Chairman of the Candler County Industrial Authority, Chairman of Bethany Home, Inc., President of The Woodpecker Trail Association, Inc. and is Past President of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). He is also a member of the following: Charter member and Melvin Jones Fellow of the Metter Lions Club, Candler County Board of Health, Candler County Communities in Schools, Candler County Family Connections, Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Heart of Georgia-Altamaha Regional Commission and Region 9 Workforce Investment Board.
73 S. Williams Street
Metter, GA 30439