According to the Fayette Chamber of Commerce by-laws, the process by which the board is selected requires the Chamber membership an opportunity to review the proposed board slate. This e-mail serves as the notification that the board slate is now available for review. The Fayette Chamber by-laws also provide the membership the right of petition. That means any member can be nominated by petition by at least five members in good standing with the Fayette Chamber no later than 5 p.m. on August 28.
Below is the proposed slate. Members with any questions, please contact the Chamber at 770-461-9983.
Debbie Britt (Chamber Chair-elect), Piedmont Fayette Hospital; Peggy Thomas, Club Z! In-Home Tutoring; Linda Pirog, Senior Helpers; Joseph Rheaves, SouthCrest Bank; Sherri Davis, Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts; Kyle Hood, Town of Tyrone.
New Directors (term – January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018)
|Will Garner||Midwest Food Bank|
|Chris Stephens||Coweta-Fayette EMC|
|Board chair:||Debbie Britt||Piedmont Fayette Hospital|
|Chair-elect:||Kim Schnoes||Peachtree Planning Corporation|
|Vice-chair:||Stephen Childs||Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America|
|Vice-chair:||Rob Parker||Zac Brown’s Southern Ground|
|Treasurer:||Lee Whetstone||FutureStaff Staffing Services|
|Immediate past chair:||Greg Detwiler||Georgia Power|
|Sherri Davis||Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts|
|Malcolm Hughes||Fayette NAACP|
|Tim Hynes, Ph.D.||Clayton State University|
|Al Mead||New Hope Baptist Church|
|Melissa Orme||Orme Law Firm|
|Trey Ragsdale||Kaiser Permanente|
|Joseph Rheaves||SouthCrest Bank|
|Sheryl Watford||YEP – Your Events and Promotions|
Recommended Ex-Officio Board members (appointed for one-year term ending December 31, 2016)
|Joseph Barrow, Ph.D.||Fayette County Public Schools|
|Ray Gibson||City of Fayetteville|
|Kyle Hood||Town of Tyrone|
|Emily Poole||Fayette County Development Authority|
The by-laws do not require a response to this slate of candidates. If no additional nominations are made at the end of this period, the nominations will be closed and the slate of candidates listed above will be elected by the Board of Directors.