Board of Directors


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

Paul Benedict, President-Elect
Senior Manager, KPMG

Kiesha Storey, Vice-President
Judge, DeKalb County

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


Mary Marshall Burr
Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher, Chamblee Methodist Kindergarten

Julie Childs
Partner, McLain & Merritt

Dorian DeBarr
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Decide DeKalb Development Authority

Melloney Douce
General Legal Council, Rolta AdvizeX Technologies

Beth Gatchel
Community Leader

Maryum Gibson
Executive Director, Scottdale Early Learning, Inc.

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

Beth Jansa
Community Relations Manager, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital, Emory Long-Term Acute Care

Kate Kauffman
Independent Consultant

Alison Kelly
Executive Vice-President, Maritime Program Group

Richard Lenz
President and Founder, Lenz Marketing

Tim Martin
Financial Advisor, LUTCF, Tim Martin Wealth Strategies

Sarah K. C. Mauldin
Law Librarian, DeKalb County Law Library

Maria Mirabelli
Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

      *Dr. Mirabelli is serving in a personal capacity

Prince Njoku
Managing Partner, The CP Law Group, LLC

Kate Pak
Community Leader

Shara Sanders
President, Junior League of 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