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 Mathes1

Lara Mathes

President
Planner, UGA Architects Office
Athens, GA

Kirrena Gallagher1

Kirrena Gallagher

Vice-President
County Coordinator for Oglethorpe County Family Connection
Athens, GA

Nancy Stangle1

Nancy Stangle

Treasurer
Co-founder of Athens Land Trust
Athens, GA

Dan Lorentz1

Dan Lorentz

Secretary
Former State Legislative Policy Analyst
Athens, GA

Darren Ash1

Darren Ash

Executive Director, Common Wealth Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Gloria Bizzle1

Gloria Bizzle

ALT Homeowner
Retired, University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Willa Fambrough1

Willa Fambrough

Baker, ICookieForYou
Athens, GA

Beth Gavrilles1

Beth Gavrilles

Communications Coordinator, UGA Odum School of Ecology
Athens, GA

Pearl Hall1

Pearl Hall

Clarke County School District
Athens, GA

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Charley Hill

Commercial Developer
Atlanta, GA

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Eric Orbock

Executive Director, UGA Real Estate Foundation
Athens, GA

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Sarah Yates Sutherland

Retired, Vice President of Silverman Construction Program Management
Wholesome Wave Georgia Board of Directors, President
Athens, GA

Donna Thurman1

Donna Thurman

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

Michael Thurmond1

Michael L. Thurmond

Chief Executive Officer, DeKalb County, Georgia
Decatur, GA