Thom Litts

Thom Litts of Covington, Ga., has been appointed as the assistant director of the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in Social Circle.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division this week announced the appointment of Thom Litts to assistant director.

Litts is a longtime employee of the division, most recently serving as chief of the fisheries management section.

“I am thrilled to announce the promotion of fisheries chief Thom Litts, to assistant director of the Wildlife Resources Division,” Wildlife Resources Division Director Ted Will said.

“Thom’s years of service with this Division make him uniquely qualified to assist in leading us into the next chapter. I look forward to his contributions in this role.”

As assistant director, Litts’ responsibilities will include serving as the principal wildlife and fisheries resource management advisor to the director, supervising the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan, coordinating legislative initiatives, and supervising all administrative and personnel functions for the division’s workforce.

Litts began his career with Georgia DNR in 2002.

Since December 2019, Thom has served as chief of the Fisheries Management Section.

Litts holds a master’s degree in geography from the University of Georgia. He is an avid angler, and currently resides in Covington with his wife, Kristy, and two children, Lillie and Evan.

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