Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, comprised of leaders in business, communication, law, health, and education, bring into focus our vision—both long and short term—where we’re going, where we are, and what we can be. The Board also has a fiduciary responsibility to protect the investment people make in the state of Georgia through GaFCP.

Executive Committee

Chair: Bryan Williams
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, The Citizens Bank of Nashville, Ga.

Secretary: Tammie Collins
Executive Vice President, Community Impact, United Way of Central Georgia

Treasurer: Johnathon Barrett
Vice President, Southern GA Junior Achievement of Georgia


Pamela Benford
School Social Worker, Morgan County Board of Education

Kathleen Bowen
External Relations Director, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia

Rick Horder
Partner, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP

Board Members

Margaret Cawood
Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Pete Colbenson

Jon Collins
Executive Director, Adult Education, Chattahoochee Technical College

Alvin Jones
Community Volunteer, Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Wilks County

Jamie Loyd
Vice President Economic Development, Columbus Technical College

Wayne McDaniel

Kenny Ruffin
Councilman, City of Riverdale

Angela Whidby
Commissioner, Franklin County

Ex-Officio Members  

Stephen Dolinger
President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

Carol Hartman
Assistant Commissioner of Programs, Bright from the Start, DECAL

Emily Pelton
Executive Director, Voices for Georgia's Children