Meet Our Board

Our board is made up of community leaders from across the region. Board members serve a three-year term and may re-elected for an additional three-year term. New members are elected after recommendation by the nominating committee. Officers are elected every December and serve for one year.

2020 Executive Board

Rob Fowler


CEO, Turner, Wood & Smith

Blair Diaz


Certified Public Accountant, Blair C. Diaz, CPA, PC

Rusty Hopkins


Certified Public Accountant, Partner, BatesCarter

Randall Frost


Stewart, Melvin & Frost LLP

2020 Board of Directors

Phill Bettis – Forsyth County

Chad Black – Habersham County

Lance Carpenter – Hall County

Tammy Caudell – Habersham County

Blair Diaz, Vice-Chair – Hall County

Linda Foster – Jackson County

Rob Fowler, Chair – Hall County

Randall Frost, Secretary – Hall County

Kristi Griffin – Hall County

Dr. Mary Gowan – Lumpkin County

Linda Hardie – Forsyth County

Brian Horton, Habersham County

Rusty Hopkins, Treasurer – Hall County

Jay Jacobs – Hall County

Cal Johnson – Pickens County

Mary Helen McGruder – Forsyth County

Phillippa Lewis Moss – Hall County

Ann Nixon – Hall County

Bob Prim – White County

Greg Rhodes – Rabun County

Robert Shippey – Hall County

Brian Steines – Hall County

Brian Tam – Forsyth County

Natalie Teston – Hall County

Brian Whalen – Hall County

Mary Hart Wilheit – Hall County

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