BOARD OF DIRECTORS




Mrs. Julie Graves
Mrs. Graves, the wife of Congressman Tom Graves, is an educator with 18 years teaching experience. She served with the International Mission Board as an ISC missionary in Brazil where she assisted in the teaching of American missionary children. Graves holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and a Master's degree in Education from Georgia State University.


Sheriff Donnie Craig
Sheriff Craig has served as the sheriff of Pickens County for the last six years. A resident of the county for more than 30 years, Sheriff Craig began his law enforcement career in 1992. An innovative leader, Craig partners with the community through programs like the Sheriff's Office Auxillary Unit.


Mr. James H. Brown
Mr. Brown, an attorney in Pickens County, is CEO of James H. Brown, LLC. A graduate of Georgia State University and Woodrow Wilson College of Law, he has been practicing law since 1972.


Mrs. Paulette DeHart
Mrs. DeHart is the Literacy Specialist for the Georgia Baptist Convention. She earned a B.A. in urban planning from California State University and worked as a financial analyst. After receiving her training in ESL, DeHart began a literacy and ESL ministry at her church before being appointed to serve jointly with the GBC and the North American Mission Board.


Rev. Billy Edmondson
Rev. Edmondson has served as the senior pastor of Sutallee Baptist Church in White, Georgia since 1991. A former United States Marine, Rev. Edmondson attended Reinhardt College and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He presently serves as the representative for the Etowah Association on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Baptist Convention.


Mrs. Judy S. Young
Mrs. Young is a graduate of Milton High School and attended Marsh-Draughhon Business College in Atlanta.  She retired after 37 years in the commercial insurance industry, having served in varied positions including Regional Underwriting Manager.  Mrs. Young has taken part in several foreign mission projects and currently serves as assistant treasurer and on the Administrative Committee of Clear Springs Baptist Church in John's Creek, Georgia.  She is a substitute teacher for the Academy at Double H Ranch.

Rev. Alan Morris

Reverend Morris serves as Director of North Central Area Missions and is a state missionary with the Georgia Baptist Convention. A former missionary to Southeast Asia with the International Mission Board, Morris holds a M.A. in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and an M. Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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