Our Board and Staff

Our Board

Jane Fonda

Founder
Chair Emeritus

Michael Horowitz, MD

Board Chair

Kelle Barfield

Senior Vice President
AGDATA, LP

Braxton Banks

Investigator
Douglas County District Attorney’s Office

Aiko Bethea, Esq., PCC

Principal Consultant
RARE Coaching & Consulting LLC

Michael Bishop

General Counsel
AT&T Intellectual Property Corp.

Ginny Brewer

Community Leader

Pola Changnon

General Manager
TCM, Turner Classic Movies

Stacey Evans

Stacey Evans Law

Michele Garren

Community Leader

Adele Gipson

Financial Advisor
Consolidated Planning Corporation

Jeff Gordon

Board Vice Chair
Chief Operating Officer
Fanatics Collectibles

Keundric “Dooley” Loucious

Founder
E.F.F.E.C.T. Fitness

Megan P. Mitchell

Partner
Arnold Golden Gregory LLP

George McCanless

President & CEO
United Way of Central Georgia

Steve Needle

Board Treasurer Managing Principal, Employer
Services for Southeastern Region
EPIC Brokers & Consultants

Joi Philpott

Senior Vice President & General
Counsel, Law & Policy
Cox Communications, Inc.

Aisha Redmond, MD

Area Physician Market Lead
The Southern Permanente Medical Group

Candace Thurmond Rodriguez

Board Secretary Divisional Merchandise Manager
Global Brands and Product Development
The Home Depot

Karen Spencer Welanetz

Co-Owner
dtox Organic Juice

Dr. Damon A. Williams

Chief Catalyst
Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership & Social
Innovation

Erin Yabroudy

Realtor
Harry Norman Realtors

Ronald McNeill

President and CEO
GCAPP

Our Staff

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Ronald McNeill

President & CEO

Michael Armstrong

Chief Operations Officer

Jennifer Haynes

Finance Director

Freshonda Boges

Accountant

Gary Wheeler

Director of Human Resources

James McCauley

Operations Coordinator

Mary Frances Williams

Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships

DEVELOPMENT STAFF

Laine Olesen

Interim Director of Development

Alyssa Lang

Development Assistant

COMMUNICATIONS STAFF

Bev Jones

VP of Communications

Alison Paul

Graphic Design & Communications Coordinator

PROGRAM STAFF

J’Pierre Bolling

Health Educator

Keri Hill

Senior Director of School Based Initiatives

D’Lareg Lee

Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator, Community Based Initiatives

Jay Adams

Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator for our School Based Initiatives

Leah Berger-Singer

Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator, School-Based Initiatives

Chelsey Robinson

Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator, Community Based Initiatives

Kamaladevy Sivalingam

Director of Evaluation & Research

Quashavis Ross

Program Manager, School Based Initiatives

Dion Walker-Smith 

Director of Community Based Initiatives

Nyla Thomas

Health Educator

Angel Young

Senior Program
Manager of Community Based Initiatives