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GACCE Announces 2020-21 Executive Committee and Board Members
Leah Poole
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Leah Poole.

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) announced its 2020-21 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their 2020 Executive Leadership Conference held at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel in Jekyll Island, GA.  The 2020-21 Executive Committee members are:

Chair – Ralph Staffins, III, GCCE, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber

Chair-Elect – Cindy Williams, GCCE, Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber

First Vice Chair/Secretary – April Bragg, GCCE, Robins Regional Chamber

Second Vice Chair/Treasurer – Heath Taylor, Dublin-Laurens County Chamber

Immediate Past Chair – Sue Parr, GCCE, Augusta Metro Chamber

GACCE has also placed the following members on its Board of Directors:

     Region 1 – Lacey Wilson, Walker County Chamber

     Region 2 – Christie Moore, Dawson County Chamber

     Region 3 – Carmenlita Scott, ATL Airport Chamber

     Region 4 – Cindy Jones, Griffin Spalding Chamber 

     Region 5 – David Bradley, Athens Area Chamber

     Region 6 – Angie Martin, Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber 

     Region 7 – Debbie Jones, Thomson-McDuffie Chamber

     Region 8 – Kim Tharp, Harris County Chamber

     Region 9 – Michele Johnson, Toombs-Montgomery Chamber 

     Region 10 – Tommie Beth Willis, Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber 

     Region 11 – Brian Marlowe, Tifton-Tift County Chamber

     Region 12 – Leah Poole, Liberty County Chamber

     Permanent Appointment – Chris Clark – Georgia Chamber 

     Ex-Officio Appointment – Kevin Shea – GEDA

The following members were placed on the Board to fill one-year appointments at the discretion of the GACCE Chair:

     Kali Boatright, GCCE, Greater North Fulton Chamber 

     Debbie Harper, Covington-Newton County Chamber 

     Sara Ray, Douglas County Chamber 


 The 2020-21 Executive Committee and Board of Directors began their term July 1, 2020.

GACCE is the professional society of chamber executives and staff.  The mission of GACCE is to educate, engage, and empower chamber professionals. 


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