Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton was on hand at the Center for Family Resources’ annual dinner on Monday, January 28, to administer the oath of office to four new board officeholders and to swear in 11 new members onto the organization’s 2019 board of directors.
Officeholder appointments for 2019 are Don Keller (Blue Sky Exhibits, LLC), chair; Darian Dunn (Atlantica Properties), chair-elect; Tim Blumentritt (Kennesaw State University), treasurer; and Christal McNair (Renasant Bank), past chair. New members inducted onto the 2019 board were Lindsey Bailey (BNY Mellon Wealth Management), Rebecca Collins (Croy Engineering), Caitlyn Cooper (Caitlyn Cooper Consulting & GMHC 360, LLC), Kim Frye (Frye Law Group, LLC), Carrie Harlow (Federal Reserve Bank), Mary Smith Judd (Your Story Pros, LLC), Sabre Linahan (Smith & Howard), Lynn Maus (Henssler Financial), Scott Orr (Foresters Financial), John Silvey (Zaxby’s) and Jason Wagy (Liberty Furniture Industries Inc.).
Justice Melton thanked returning and new board members for their gifts of service to the community through their involvement on the Center for Family Resources’ board.
Christal McNair, immediate past chair, remarked on the successes of the past year, including a very successful Thanks for Giving program, launch of the organization’s inaugural raffle, and the delivery of programs and services to more than 10,000 Cobb County residents. New Board Chair Don Keller stated that the Center for Family Resources’ key focus this year will be to develop and launch a three- to five-year strategic plan that will guide the organization’s work and enhance its ability to move more low-income Cobb County families to self-sufficiency.
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