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Rev. Abraham Mosley, Athens, GA.

Rev. Mosley is a native of Hancock County, Sparta, Georgia.  He attended Fort Valley State College.  He has been pastoring the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia since 1974.  He serves as a community advocate for the Athens, Clarke County community.  Rev. Mosley is married to Gladys Mosley. They have four children and eight grandchildren.

Vice Chairman

Joan Bostick Thomas, Monroe, GA

Ms. Thomas owns and manages Rental Real Estate in Monroe. Ms. Thomas is an ex-officio Trustee of George Walton Academy, and served as secretary on that Board. Ms. Thomas and husband, Ken, have one son.

Chris Collier, Cartersville, GA

Mr. Collier is Corporate Counsel and Executive VP  for the ELY Corporation in Cartersville.

Angie Johnson, Director of Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites Division of DNR

Ms. Johnson has over 30 years of experience at DNR and unmatched knowledge of our state parks and historic sites. She has worked for DNR for 34 years, starting her career in 1989 in Game Management. She transferred to the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites Division in 1992 and has worked at Amicalola Falls, Moccasin Creek and Unicoi state parks, then managed Dahlonega Gold Museum. She served as a Region Resource Manager from 2008 to 2011, then moved to Administrative Operations Manager for Region 1 until she was promoted to the Division’s Training Manager in 2018. She later served as the Chief of Operations from 2020 to 2022. Ms. Johnson has been involved with many initiatives over the years, including the State Parks and Historic Sites Division’s operating procedures, administrative procedures and uniform standards. She served on the Search and Rescue team for 22 years. Ms. Johnson was the 1996 Ranger of the Year, 2008 recipient of the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation, as well as the 2014 and 2020 Above and Beyond Awards. Ms. Johnson’s husband, Lt. Colonel Johnny Johnson, is retired from the DNR’s Law Enforcement Division. They have two children and reside in Lumpkin County.

Carolyn D. Meadows, Marietta, GA

Ms. Meadows is retired from Lockheed-Martin, where she was a buyer for the employee store. She has been actively involved in the Republican Party since 1964 and served as Georgia’s National Chairwoman for 12 years. She currently serves on the National Rifle Association Board of Directors, American Conservative Union Board, Republicans Abroad, and Council for National Policy. She attended Georgia State University and resides in Marietta. Ms. Meadows and her husband Bob, have three sons and seven grandchildren.

Jeff Mullis

Mr. Mullis is President and CEO of the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority. He is a former member of the Georgia General Assembly and proudly served in the State Senate for over two decades. During his time in the State Senate, Mr. Mullis served as Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, was a member of the Senate Appropriations, Subcommittee Chair of Economic Development and Tourism, Regulated Industries and Utilities Committees, and Reapportionment Committee. Mr. Mullis has been recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Georgia” for ten consecutive years for his work on several issues, including transportation and economic development. Also, James Magazine listed Mr. Mullis as one of the “Most Influential Political Leaders in Georgia” for eight consecutive years. He is an active member of his community. His affiliations include the Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club, Chickamauga Lions Club, Georgia Historic Society, Georgia Music Hall of Fame – Co-Chair, and is a member of the Chickamauga First Baptist Church.

Erica Rocker

Rocker is an economic development professional for the Clayton County Board of Commissioners with over 20 years of experience in municipal government. She has previously served on several boards and commissions throughout her work in North Fulton and South Fulton County, including Habitat for Humanity, Atlanta Medical Center -South, Westlake High School Touchdown Club, and the ATL Airport Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Currently, she serves on the Southern Innovation Crescent Board and the Atlanta Regional Marketing Alliance, is a member of the Arts Clayton Board of Directors, 2017 Class of Leadership Sandy Springs, the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA), International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Clayton County Chamber of Commerce BOD, ATL Airport BOD, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Emory University Alumni Association.

Christopher Sanders, Stone Mountain, GA

Sanders serves as the Executive Director of the East Metro Community Improvement District. Before working for the CID, he previously was with the Georgia Department of Revenue as an Assistant Director and Georgia Pacific in various roles such as customer relations, marketing, and business development. In his spare time, he participates in various activities at his old Alma Mata Redan High School, serves on The University of West Georgia Alumni Association Board of Directors, MBA recruitment ambassador for the Professional MBA program at the University of Georgia, and serves as a men’s group and boys’ high school group leader at Buckhead Church.  Sanders holds a B.B.A in Business Management from the University of West Georgia and a M.B.A from the University of Georgia.

Walter Rabon (Ex-Officio), Commission of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

He is represented by Ms. Angie Johnson, Director of Parks, Recreation, and Historical Sites. As Commissioner of Natural Resources, Walter Rabon is the seventh person to head the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and its approximately 1600 employees. DNR has statewide responsibilities for the management and conservation of Georgia’s natural, historic and cultural resources, including fish and wildlife, land conservation, coastal resources, historic preservation, and sustainability initiatives. DNR protects and conserves Georgia’s diverse wildlife populations and provides quality outdoor recreation through its management of more than one million acres of public lands in state parks, natural areas, public fishing areas and wildlife management areas. Mr. Rabon serves as Chairman of the Coastal Marshlands and Shore Protection Committee, Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Board of Trustees (Chair), Jekyll Island Authority, Lake Lanier Island Authority, Sapelo Island Heritage Authority, Stone Mountain Memorial Association, State Properties Commission, Georgia Natural Resources Foundation, Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission, Southwest Georgia Regional Railroad Authority, and the State Water Council. During his career with DNR, Rabon was awarded the opportunity to attend the FBI National Academy, participate in this first cohort of the National Conservation Law Enforcement Leadership Academy, and travel to Israel to take part in the Georgia-Israel Law Enforcement Exchange Program.