Board of Directors

Vee Nelson, President
President, V. Nelson Associates, Inc

Rick Garnitz, Past-President
President, LifeSpan Services, Inc

Alan Dishman, Vice-President
Senior Vice-President and Principal Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Ian Trimble, CPA, Treasurer
Senior Manager, Real Estate and International Taxation, AGH, LLC

Paul Benedict
Senior Manager, KPMG

Melloney Douce
General Legal Counsel, Rolta AdvizeX Technologies

Sally Eggleston
Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Connections

Beth Gatchel
Community Leader

Tye Hayes
Owner/CEO, N-Ovate Business Solutions, LLC

John Hewitt
COO, The Champion Newspaper, The Champion Free Press

Kate Kauffman
Independent Consultant

Alison Kelly
Executive Vice-President, Maritime Program Group

Richard Lenz
President and Founder, Lenz Marketing

Sarah K. C. Mauldin
Director of Library Services, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

John McCutcheon
Musician, Appalseed Productions

John Mills
Senior Director of Online Communications, Emory University

Kate Pak
Community Leader

Shara Sanders
President, Junior League of DeKalb County

Cheryl Strickland
Director, Real Estate and Community Builder, Westside Future Fund

Kiesha Storey
Judge, DeKalb County

Earl Walker
CEO/Creative Director, Image 360 Tucker

Emily Yang
Communications and Marketing Manager, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce


Curtis Clark
Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, DeKalb County Public Library

Bebe Joyner
Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, DeKalb County Public Library

Alison Weissinger
Library Director, DeKalb County Public Library

Jill Joplin
Executive Director, DeKalb Library Foundation