Meet the Board of Directors

Regular meetings of the  Board of Directors of Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens are bimonthly and posted on the Calendar page of this web site. Meetings are open to the public.

Alice Kinman, Ph.D., President
Instructor, Department of Economics
Terry College of Business

Robert Finch, Vice President
Vice President for Human Resources
Piedmont/Athens Regional Medical Center

Matt Beacham, Treasurer
Frazier & Deeter

Shirley Reyes, Secretary
Assistant to the Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity
University of Georgia

Laura Allen, Resource Development & Communications Chair
Executive Director
American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia

Lucy Atkinson
Cook & Tolley, LLP

Sarah Sullivan Austin
Athens First Bank & Trust

John Barrow
Former member, U.S House of Representatives

Elizabeth DeMarco
Community Leader

Nancy Denson
Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Peggy Galis
Community Leader

Lee Grahl, Board Development Chair
Grahl Construction Group

Marie Green
Neighborhood Leader

Jerry Johnson
Athens-Clarke County Police Department

Sidney Michael Johnson
Clarke County Manager
Department of Juvenile Justice

Bob McArthur, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty (retired)
Colby College

Paul Kurtz
Associate Dean Emeritus
UGA School of Law

Demond Means, Ed.D.
Clarke County School District

Vernon Payne
Board of Education member
General Contractor

Oliver Pryor
Managing Partner
TOP Capital, LLC

Kevin Sweat
Cook, Noell, Tolley, & Bates