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GMRC Council 2017—2018

Banks County

Danny Maxwell—County Appointee

Jerry Payne—City Appointee

Leslie George—Private Sector


Forsyth County

Pete Amos—County Appointee

Jason Evans—City Appointee

Robert Long—Private Sector         


Habersham County

Natalie Crawford—County Appointee

Audrey Turner—City Appointee *

Ken Schubring—Private Sector     


Hart County

Ricky Carter—County Appointee

Tray Hicks—City Appointee

Bill Chafin—Private Sector


Rabun County

Greg James—County Appointee

Debbie Chisholm—City Appointee

Douglas Wayne—Private Sector


Towns County

Cliff Bradshaw—County Appointee

Liz Ordiales—City Appointee **

David Stovall—Private Sector


White County

Travis Turner—County Appointee

Annie Sutton—City Appointee

Bill Black—Private Sector


Governor Appointee

Rex Farmer—Private Sector

Angela Whidby—Private Sector

Will Wade—Educational Rep.


Lt. Governor Appointee—Vacant


Speaker of the House Appointee—Vacant


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** Will alternate between Hiawassee and Young Harris  


Dawson County

Billy Thurmond—County Appointee

Mike Eason—City Appointee

David Headley—Private Sector


Franklin County

Thomas Bridges—County Appointee

Ralph Owens—City Appointee

Gerald Voyles—Private Sector


Hall County

Richard Higgins—County Appointee

George Wangemann—City Appointee (Secretary)

Deborah Mack—Private Sector


Lumpkin County

Chris Dockery—County Appointee

Sam Norton—City Appointee (Vice Chairman)

J.B. Jones—Private Sector


Stephens County

Dean Scarborough—County Appointee (Chairman)

David Austin—City Appointee

Connie Tabor—Private Sector


Union County

Lamar Paris—County Appointee

Jim Conley—City Appointee

Mitch Griggs—Private Sector



GMRC Workforce Development Board


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