Past GGS Presidents have included 7 state university faculty, 13 community service provider exec's, 6 state staff and 5 AAA directors.

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GGS Board of Directors

Nominate an Individual for the GGS Board of Directors or as an Officer

The Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) is led by a 30 member Board of Directors and 4 officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Board members each serve three year terms and are eligible to serve 2 full terms. The Officers serve one year terms.

The Nominating Committee actively solicits nominations from the entire membership for persons to serve on the Board of Directors and for persons willing to be nominated for one of the four offices.

As a member of GGS, you are invited to submit nominations to the Nominations Committee.

Nominations are due by February 1, 2018.


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GGS has a Board of Directors which directs the business of the organization. The GGS Board of Directors are elected by the membership and comprises

  • the officers
  • past president
  • sections and chapter representatives (if applicable)
  • and members at large

Members of the Society may form regional chapters and/or special interest sections as needed. The Board Term year is from October 1st to September 30th.

2018 GGS Board of Directors

Officers Term Ending 2018

Jennifer Beamer
Vice-President Jami Harper
Secretary Lisa Howard
Treasurer Babs Hall
Immediate Past President Eve Anthony

Board Members Term Ending 2018

Pat Baker Kim McRae
Scott Courson Steve Neff
Jennie Deese MaryLea Boatwright Quinn
Ginny Helms Carol Rowe-Jones
Melanie McNeil  

Board Members Term Ending 2019

Jennifer Beamer Dionne Lovett
Kerstin Gerst Emerson Lois Ricci
Kay Graham Amy Riedesel
Jami Harper Donald Strong
Elizabeth Head
Ann Williams

Board Members Term Ending 2020

Jennifer Almond Julia Hon-Pan
Jennifer Craft Morgan Lisa Howard
Sandra Durbin Doug Lueder
Lnda Clay-Gamble Pam Thompson
Babs Hall Jocelyn Wise

Nominating Committee One Year Term Ending 2018

Eve Anthony , Immediate Past President & Chair
Scott Courson
Melanie McNeil
Donald Strong
Amanda James, Executive Director

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