H. Lamar Wade
District 4 Commissioner
Commissioner H. Lamar Wade was born in Macon, GA in 1942. He attended schools in Bibb County. Commissioner Wade was elected to represent District 4 in 2017 for the next four years. He serves as chairman for the recreation committee and vice chairman for the finance committee. Commissioner Wade is the owner of Thurmond Lake Outdoors, HomePride Properties Real Estate, and Wahoo Docks at the Lakes.

He is a graduate of Augusta University, majoring in Business Management and Finance. He also attended Georgia Southern University in the Master's Program in Adult Education.
Commissioner Wade is retired from civil service from the Department of Defense, Navy, Air Force, and Army as a Training Director with 25 years service. He is a state licensed general contractor, licensed real estate broker in South Carolina and Georgia, and was president of Friends of Elijah Clarke State Park from 2012 - 2015.

Commissioner Wade has been married to Sandra B. Wade for 53 years. They have three children, Kevin, Todd and Alicia Wade and four grandchildren, Nicholas and Benjamin Wade and Chase Bass and Hannah Gallagher. His hobbies include golfing and serving the needs of the public.