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Officers and Members

2016-2017 CAES Advisory Council Officers  

Term Ends 6/30/2017

The newly elected officers of the CAES Advisory Council were selected in February and took office in July 2016. The officers are council members whose dedication to improving the college has been demonstrated by their service on the Advisory Council.

The CAES Advisory Council Officers/Executive Committee for this term are:

  • Doug Griffin - Chair
  • Van McCall - Vice Chair
  • Jeff Manley - Secretary
  • Rich Thompson - Past Chair

Appointed Members

The Council is made up of approximately 25 members. Appointed members serve a term of three years and are subject to reappointment. One-third of the Council members rotate off each year as members may not serve more than two consecutive terms.

Previous Chairs

  • Kathy Palmer 1996-1998
  • Reg Wilbanks 1998-1999
  • Julie Sharpe 1999-2000
  • Ken Morrow 2000-2001
  • John Morgan 2001-2002
  • Bill Brim 2002-2003
  • Robert Dickey 2003-2004
  • Justine Boyd 2004-2005
  • Buddy Leger 2005-2006
  • Betts Berry 2006-2007
  • Larry Windham 2007-2008
  • Chuck Williams 2008 - 2009
  • Chip Blalock 2009-2010
  • Mark Esoda 2010-2011
  • Mike Giles 2011-2012
  • Tony Bass 2012-2013
  • Susan Stewart 2013-2014
  • Jimmy Webb 2014-2015
  • Rich Thompson 2015-2016

2016-2017 CAES Advisory Council Members

  • Tony Bass - Fort Valley
  • Betts Berry - Chickamauga
  • Bill Brim - Tifton
  • Chris Butts - Epworth
  • Joe Campbell - Camilla
  • Melvin Davis - Watkinsville
  • Drew Echols - Alto
  • Freeman Elliott - Newnan
  • Roderick Gilbert - Albany
  • Heidi Green - Atlanta
  • Doug Griffin - Duluth
  • Caroline Hofland - Suwanee
  • Hiram Larew - Marlboro, MD
  • Buddy Leger* - Cordele
  • Greg Leger - Cordele
  • Jeff Manley - The Rock
  • Van McCall - Denton
  • John McKissick - Athens
  • Steven Meeks - Screven
  • Alec Poitevint - Bainbridge
  • Lucy Reid - Atlanta
  • Rich Thompson - Atlanta
  • Jimmy Webb - Leary
  • Larry Windham - Glenwood

*Emeritus Member