Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 7

ROSS KING

Executive Director, Publisher

POLICY
CLINT MUELLER
Legislative Director
KATHLEEN BOWEN
Legislative Associate
TODD EDWARDS
Deputy Legislative Director
DEBRA NESBIT
Associate Legislative Director
NICOLE LOGAN
Administrative Assistant-Policy

LEGAL
KELLY PRIDGEN
General Counsel
LARRY RAMSEY
Deputy General Counsel
JOE SCHEUER
Assistant General Counsel
MICHELE NESMITH
Research and Policy
Development Director
NATALIE FITZGERALD
Administrative Assistant-Legal

OPERATIONS
RANDY HARTMANN
Chief Operating Officer
QUINT ROBINSON
Director of Information
Systems and Administrative
Services
BRENT WILLIAMS
Customer Relations Director
BETH BROWN
Strategy and Innovation
Director
SCHUYLER HARDING
Communications Manager
RICK HOWELL
Information Technology
Manager
TALIAH REID
Human Resources Manager

TECHNICAL AND
OTHER ASSISTANCE
CAROL BAKER
Leadership Development
Director
JEFF CHRISTIE
Leadership Development
Deputy Director
DAVE WILLS
Government Relations Manager
DAVID HANKERSON
Director of Civic and
Intergovernmental Affairs

RISK MANAGEMENT
AND INSURANCE
DAVID UHLMAN
Property & Casualty Insurance
Program Director
BEN PITTARELLI
Health Insurance
Program & Marketing Director
ASHLEY ABERCROMBIE
Insurance Programs
Deputy Director
LISA WOOD
Payroll Auditor
JOE DAN THOMPSON
Marketing and Field Services
Representative
PENNY HENDERSON
Executive Assistant

CLAIMS
ADMINISTRATION
JOHN SMITH
Claims Director
ROBERT KISSELL
IRMA Claims Supervisor
LINDA JUDGE
GSIWCF Claims Supervisor

RETIREMENT SERVICES
KALE HODGES
Retirement Services
Director
VALERIA GREENE
Retirement Services
Deputy Director

ACCOUNTING AND
FINANCE
LARRY HURST
Senior Controller
DARRYLE CRAWFORD
Senior Accountant
DEONTÉ BURDEN
Staff Accountant

ADMINISTRATIVE
SERVICES
KATHY NILSSON
Executive Assistant
DEMETRIC DOUGLAS
Administrative Assistant
RHONDA LIGONS
Administrative Assistant
ANNA PETWAY
Director of First Impressions

Georgia County Government is published for the
ACCG, Georgia's County Association
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-522-5022 * Toll Free: 800-858-2224
Fax: 404-525-2477 * Web: www.accg.org

ACCG Board of Managers
President
ALLEN POOLE*
Haralson County Chairman
First Vice President
HARRY LANGE*
Harris County Chairman

Second Vice President
BILLY PITTARD*
Oglethorpe County Chairman

Third Vice President
JOHNNY DAVIS*
Jefferson County Chairman

Immediate Past President
TOMMY LYON*
Elbert County Chairman

Executive Director
ROSS KING
District Representatives
1st District
STEVE TAYLOR, Bartow County*
2nd District
EDWIN NIX, White County
3rd District
LYNETTE HOWARD, Gwinnett County
4th District
MARTY SMITH, Carroll County
5th District
NANCY SCHULZ, Newton County
6th District
HENRY CRAIG, Baldwin County
7th District
HELEN "SISTIE" HUDSON, Hancock County
8th District
RANDY HOWARD, Sumter County
9th District
JAMES "BOOT" THOMAS, Wayne County
10th District
MARC DEMOTT, Colquitt County
11th District
MELISSA HUGHES, Tift County
12th District
JAMIE DELOACH, Effingham County
At Large Members
KATHIE GANNON, DeKalb County
TERRELL HUDSON, Dooly County
CLINTON JOHNSON, Dougherty County
JIMMY KITCHENS, Coffee County
CINDY MILLS, Forsyth County
Consolidated Government Member
GARY BECHTEL, Macon-Bibb County
NACO Board Members/Officers
JEFF RADER, DeKalb County
NANCY THRASH, Lamar County*
Active Past Presidents (Ex Officio)
TOMMY LYON, Elbert County
CHARLOTTE NASH, Gwinnett County
KEVIN LITTLE, Walton County
LAMAR PARIS, Union County
TOM MCMICHAEL, Houston County
BENJAMIN HAYWARD, Mitchell County
Section Presidents (Ex Officio)
Attorneys:
AARON MUMFORD, Glynn County
Managers/Administrators:
STEVE RAPSON, Fayette County
County Clerks:
DANIELLE AUSTIN, Barrow County
Service Program Chairs (Ex Officio)
IRMA Board Chair:
JOHN DANIELL, Oconee County
GSIWCF Board Chair:
FREDERICK FAVORS, McDuffie County
Group Health Benefits Program Board Chair:
MIKE MULCARE, Douglas County
Pension Board Chair:
"L.B." BUZZ AHRENS, Cherokee County
Defined Contribution Board Chair:
RICK MUGGRIDGE, Lee County
*Denotes Executive Committee Membership

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia County Government - Summer 2017

President’s Message
Director’s Message
Haralson County: Location and Rural History Provide Opportunities for Success
Parks and Recreation: An Investment for Today and Tomorrow
ACCG and GDOT Dedicate Historical Marker
County Senior Services Help Residents Flourish and Thrive
UGA Extension Educates Communities through Partnerships with Parks and Recreation Departments, Senior Centers
Q & A with Deputy Commissioner Ben Hames: Counties and Workforce Development
County Health Departments Work to Improve Communities
From Wellness to Wellbeing: LGRMS Assists Counties with Providing Comprehensive Health Programs to Local Government Employees
News & Notes
Index of Advertisers
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Intro
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - cover1
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - cover2
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 3
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 4
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 5
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 6
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 7
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Director’s Message
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 10
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 11
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Haralson County: Location and Rural History Provide Opportunities for Success
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 13
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 14
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 15
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Parks and Recreation: An Investment for Today and Tomorrow
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 17
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 18
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - ACCG and GDOT Dedicate Historical Marker
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - County Senior Services Help Residents Flourish and Thrive
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 21
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 22
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - UGA Extension Educates Communities through Partnerships with Parks and Recreation Departments, Senior Centers
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 24
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 25
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Q & A with Deputy Commissioner Ben Hames: Counties and Workforce Development
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 27
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - County Health Departments Work to Improve Communities
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 29
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 30
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - From Wellness to Wellbeing: LGRMS Assists Counties with Providing Comprehensive Health Programs to Local Government Employees
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - 32
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - News & Notes
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - cover3
Georgia County Government - Summer 2017 - cover4
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