Allen F. Rassi, Jr.

Allen F. Rassi Jr. was born in Gary, Indiana on December 24, 1961.  Growing up in Goshen, Indiana he graduated from Goshen High School in 1980.  Feeling the call into ministry during his junior year in high school and following graduation, he attended Fort Wayne Bible College and majored in Christian Education and Biblical Studies with minors in Music and Camping Administration.  In 1984, Allen and Rebecca Ann Sprow who also attended Fort Wayne Bible College, were married.  Together they have been blessed with four children; Lewis 29, Hattie 26, Abby 17 and Gracie 13.

Allen worked in Youth Ministry for 27 years and has served in churches in Indiana, Pensacola, Florida and St. Marys, Georgia.  He served as Youth Director at St. Marys United Methodist Church before retiring from full time ministry.  Allen has also worked in other occupations to support his family along the way, including Shop and Production Foreman in Cabinet Shops which also includes building pianos for Charles R. Walter Pianos in Elkhart, Indiana.  Building other instruments including Hammer Dulcimers, Mountain Dulcimers and Custom Restoration Projects is a  passion of his.

Allen has been a tireless supporter of his community through many volunteer positions.  He served as Building Committee Chairman for Habitat for Humanity of Camden County.  He has overseen many building projects for Churches and Companies alike.  His hobbies include technology, audio engineering, archery, Beekeeping and caring for others.  He has been announcing for the Camden County High School Varsity Baseball Team for the last 15 years and has served as the Baseball Team Chaplain for 13 years and also served as President of the Camden Wildcat Quarterback Club that supports the Camden County Wildcat Football Team.  Allen is a Past Distinguished President of the Kiwanis Club of St. Marys and served 3 terms as a Lt. Governor of Kiwanis.

Allen has received numerous awards for his dedicated community service including; Habitat for Humanity of Camden County Volunteer of the Year, both the Outstanding Leadership Award and the Henry C. Hentz Award from the Georgia District of Kiwanis, the Kiwanis International George F. Hinson Award, and the 2015 Camden County High School Man of Steel Award.

Allen is a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Huddle Speaker at St. Marys Middle School and loves teaching Middle School Sunday School at Kingsland First United Methodist Church.  Currently Allen is in his seventh year as an employee for Harris Corporation which supports the United States Navy Marine Mammal Program at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base.

Allen continues his rich legacy of service to his community as a City Councilman in St. Marys, a place he loves and is committed to.  Allen began his first term of office in January 2017.