Johnny D. Crist

City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 770-921-2210

Term of Office: January 2016 - December 2019
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Johnny Crist has served as a councilman since 2008 and as mayor since January 2012. He and wife Anne moved to Lilburn in 1986 and raised their eight children in an antebellum home in Old Town. Johnny was the founder and senior pastor of the Atlanta Vineyard Church, which under his direction has pioneered 19 additional church plants in the past 25 years.  

Calling on his leadership gifts, Mayor Crist brings to the council a firm commitment to clear communication, passionate vision, and team development. He has led the city’s rebranding and redevelopment efforts, as well as helped establish the Lilburn Farmer's Market, Lilburn Arts Alliance and the Lilburn Community Garden. 

He is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett Class of 2018. 


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