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Board of Directors, 2020-2021

The business and property of GAE4-HA is managed and controlled by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors consists of an executive board, the chairs of the ten standing committees, and five Senior District Directors.  More information about the Board of Directors can be found in our by-laws.

Executive Board

PositionNameCountyEmailPhone
PresidentSonya JonesPulaskisonyaj@uga.edu478-783-1171
President-ElectDinah RoweHeardd2rowe@uga.edu706-675-3513
Vice PresidentJeffrey BurkeState Staffjburke@uga.edu706-542-4444
Immediate Past PresidentCheryl PoppellToombscashburn@uga.ed912-526-3101
SecretaryBrennan JacksonJonesbrennan4@uga.edu478-986-3958
TreasurerJenna DanielState Staffjennabdaniel@uga.edu706-542-4444

Standing Committees

CommitteePositionNameCountyEmailPhone
DiversityChairJazmin ThomasDoughertyjazminthomas@uga.edu229-436-7216
MediaChairMegan PowellLaniermegan.powell25@uga.edu229-482-3895
Member RecognitionChairKris PeavyRandolphkgburn@uga.edu229-732-2311
Life MemberChairRoyce JamesRetireeroycelj@uga.edu478-955-8452
Oceans of FunChairAbby SmithEffinghamawsmith@uga.edu912-754-8040
ProgramsChairKelli BrookinsColumbiakmcody@uga.edu706-541-4011
Professional DevelopmentChairWanda McLocklinBarrowwandamc@uga.edu770-307-3029
Public Information & RelationsChairMachelle GillGilmermacgill@uga.edu706-635-4426
Policy & ResolutionChairKasey BozemanState Staffkaseyb@uga.edu706-542-4444
Research & EvaluationChairRebekah GreeneTattnallrbowen1@uga.edu912-557-6724

District Directors

DistrictPositionNameCountyEmailPhone
NortheastSenior DirectorJackie NunnPutnamjrnunn@uga.edu706-201-5480
Junior Director*Kelle AshleyOconeeksashley@uga.edu706-769-3946
NorthwestSenior DirectorCasey HobbsWalkerchobbs@uga.edu706-638-2548
Junior Director*Leah WooddallSpaldinglwooddal@uga.edu770-467-4225
SoutheastSenior DirectorSergia GablemanChathamsgabel@uga.edu912-652-7981
Junior Director*Lauryn GilmerWaynelauryn.gilmer@uga.edu912-427-5965
SouthwestSenior DirectorLisa PollockGradylisas@uga.edu229-377-1312
Junior Director*Ashley CarrollTiftashleyc@uga.edu229-391-7980
State StaffSenior DirectorJason EstepState Staffjason.estep@uga.edu706-542-4444
Junior Director*Courtney BrownState Staffcourtms@uga.edu706-542-4444

*Indicates a non-voting position on the GAE4-HA Board of Directors