Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Mary Jones
    Mary Jones
    Director, Equal Opportunity Office Department of Defense
    Strategic Alignment Task Force Chair
  • Trip Brown, III
    Trip Brown, III
    General Manager Press Rentals
  • Joy Barr
    Joy Barr
    Corporate Communications Manager SOFtact (706)399-2150
  • Ashley Rogers (Strong-Green)
    Ashley Rogers (Strong-Green)
    Director of Academic Planning & Assessment Augusta University
    Governance Committee Chair
  • Kate Channell
    Kate Channell
    GA Real Estate Broker Instructor USC Aiken School of Business
  • Jeff Pooser
    Jeff Pooser
    Project Manager Augusta-Richmond County (706)564-0577
    Youth Leadership
  • Kelsey Holcomb
    Kelsey Holcomb
    Program Management and Integration Manager Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (217)414-8051
  • Kimberly Holden
    Kimberly Holden
    Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations Augusta Technical College (706)771-4819
  • Mordecai Evans
    Mordecai Evans
    Senior Business Broker
  • Matthew Fraser
    Matthew Fraser
    Assistant Program Director (803)279-2330
  • Ingrid Tutt
    Ingrid Tutt
    Event Producer Augusta University (706)267-0844
  • Kim Evans
    Kim Evans
    Chief Executive Officer Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Augusta

Executive Committee

  • Mickey Williford
    Mickey Williford
    Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness Augusta University (706)627-3918
  • Chris Lewis
    Chris Lewis
    Partner Cherry Bekaert LLP
  • Jim Thorpe
    Jim Thorpe
    Vice President of Business Development Ellefson Transportation Group (706)793-0186
    Marketing/Executive Forum/Alumni Committee Chair
  • Stephen King, Jr.
    Stephen King, Jr.
    External Affairs Manager Georgia Power Company (706)667-5594
    Class of 2024 Chair
  • Kate Sanders
    Kate Sanders
    Chief Marketing Strategist (404)547-9099
    Development Chair
  • Opal Blanding
    Opal Blanding
    Co-Owner Blanding and Blanding Transportation (706)888-0417
  • Beth James
    Beth James
    Marketing Director Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. (478)494-0342
    Marketing Chair

Leadership Augusta Coordinator

  • Emilee Heise
    Emilee Heise
    Leadership Augusta Coordinator Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce (706)821-1300
    Leadership Augusta Coordinator