Mr. Larry Kludt <br> Board Chair

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Mr. Larry Kludt
Board Chair

• Business/Industry Representation: GE and Copier Industry

• Business/Industry Title: VP Human Resources

• Years in Community: Purchased a condo in 2003, full time since 2013

• Personal Reflection: "Very excited to be a volunteer in community that has a great opportunity to excel in the state of Georgia’s economic development strategy and become a model community destination for new business development and known for producing a workforce that supports existing business partners."

Mr. Dwaine Evans <br> Vice Chair

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Mr. Dwaine Evans
Vice Chair

• Business/Industry Representation: UPS – Industry - Logistics and End to End Supply Chain Management

• Business/Industry Title: Director Business Development

• Years in Community: Life-long resident

• Personal Reflection: "I am excited about what the future holds for our children and our community at large…"

Mr. Mike O'Neal <br> Treasurer

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Mr. Mike O'Neal
Treasurer

• Business/Industry Representation: Retired educator (Gwinnett, Clayton, and Rockdale counties and the Georgia Department of Education)

• Business/Industry Title: Associate Superintendent for Instruction (Rockdale County); Assessment Specialist, School and District Effectiveness (Georgia Department of Education)

• Years in Community: 10

• Personal Reflection: "I am truly excited to be a part of the CCA initiative, and I am 100% confident of its success. I am honored and appreciative to have been appointed by the Board of Education to serve on the GCCA Governance Board. Throughout the process, I have always believed everyone has had what was best for all students and for the future of Greene County at the forefront (if not, I would not be involved in this initiative). I pledge to you my time and commitment to ensure that GCCA is successful. "

Mrs. Beth Patrick <br> Secretary

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Mrs. Beth Patrick
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• Business/Industry Representation: St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

• Business/Industry Title: Director of Community Outreach and Admin Services

• Years in Community: Born and raised

• Personal Reflection: "Very happy and excited to be a part of the GCCA. Looking forward to watching our students become better prepared and working hard to help close the gap on hot in-demand jobs in our area especially those related to healthcare."

Mr. Rabun Neal <br> Voting Member

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Mr. Rabun Neal
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• Business/Industry Representation: Reynolds, Lake Oconee

• Business/Industry Title: President

• Years in Community: Worked in Greene County 36 years and lived in Greene full time past 28 years

• Personal Reflection: "I am honored to serve on this Board and looking forward to being a part of this new direction."

Mr. Gary Pierotti <br> Voting Member

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Mr. Gary Pierotti
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• Business/Industry Representation: Camden Homes- Lake Oconee  

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• Personal Reflection: "I am pleased to serve on the GCCA governance board and help connect our children to fulfilling careers."

Ms. Jennifer Palmer <br> Voting Member

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Ms. Jennifer Palmer
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• Business/Industry Representation: Athens Technical College

• Business/Industry Title: Dean of General Education and Online Learning

• GCCA Governance Board Title: Voting Member of the Governance Board 

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Ms. Charity Burnette <br> Voting Member

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Ms. Charity Burnette
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• Business/Industry Representation: Novelis, Manufacturing

• Business/Industry Title: HR Director

• Years in Community: Has lived in the Lake Area for 12 years, specifically in Greene County 2 years.

• Personal Reflection: "I am happy to be a part of the Governance board to help improve the education of our future workforce. "

Ms. Jennifer Benson <br> Voting Member

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Ms. Jennifer Benson
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• Business/Industry Representation: Athens Technical College

• Business/Industry Title: Vice President of Student Affairs

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• Personal Reflection: "I am excited about the opportunities that GCCA will bring to the students of Greene County."