Board Members

Our Board meets on the third Monday of each month at  5:30 p.m. in our office. Meetings are open to the public.

Lara Mathes, President
Planner, UGA Architects Office
Athens, GA

Kirrena Gallagher, Vice-President
Prevent Child Abuse Athens
Athens, GA

Darren Ash
Executive Director, Common Wealth Charlotte
Charlotte, NC






Gloria Bizzle
ALT Homeowner
Retired, University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Jared Bybee
Director of Thinc UGA
Athens, GA






Willa Fambrough
Baker, ICookieForYou
Athens, GA

Elizabeth Gavrilles
Outreach Coordinator for UGA Riverbasin Center, College of Environment & Design
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Jared Harper
Retired Teacher
Athens, GA

Charley Hill
Commercial Developer
Atlanta, GA






Nancy Stangle, Treasurer
Co-founder and Emerita Director of Athens Land Trust
Athens, GA

Dan Lorentz, Secretary
Former State Legislative Policy Analyst
Athens, GA

Rosetta Kelley
Evergreen Coordinator for Arbor Terrace of Athens
ALT Homeowner
Athens, GA

Ed Taylor
Organic Farm Owner
Clarkesville, GA

Donna Thurman
Retired, Hill Chapel Baptist Church Community Garden participant
Athens, GA