2017 Board of Directors


Brooke Anderson
(Ex-officio)
Etowah Water &
Sewer Authority
1162 Hwy 53 E
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-216-8474
 

Charlie Auvermann
(Ex-officio)
DADC, Executive Director
135 Prominence Court, Suite 170
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-8761
 

Kendy Bennett
Dawson Insurance
6104 GA-53
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-216-3296
 
Jo Brewer
2017 Chair
Northeast Georgia Health Systems
Medical Plaza 400
108 Prominence Court
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-344-6940


Tim Costley
Superior Arbor Management
PO Box 69
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-6336
 

Billy Thurmond
(Ex-officio)
Dawson County Board of Commissioners
25 Justice Way
Dawsonville, GA 30534
706-344-3501
 

John Drew
The Norton Agency - Commercial Real Estate
75 Elliott Road
Suite 100
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
678-428-7475
 

Mayor James Grogan (Ex-officio)
City of Dawsonville
Post Office Box 6
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-974-6211


Kathy Galbraith
Northside Hospital Forsyth-Northside/Dawson Medical Campus
81 Northside Dawson Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534
706-344-3300
 

Eric Graves
Len Foote Hike Inn
280 Amicalola Falls Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534
800-581-8032
 

Damon Gibbs
(Ex-officio)
Dawson County School Systems
28 Main Street
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-3246
 

Heather Halpern
North Georgia Premium Outlets
800 Hwy 400 South
Suite 695
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-216-3609


Christie Haynes
(Ex-officio)
President, Dawson County
Chamber of Commerce and
Office of Tourism Development
Post Office Box 299
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-6278
 

Troy Lindsey
Lanier Technical College
408 Highway 9 North
Dawsonville, GA 30534
706-265-7515
 
Steve Melching
2016 Past-Chair
Smoke Signals Community Services
10780 Big Canoe
Big Canoe, Georgia 30143
678-360-3712
 

Tate O'Rouke
University of North Georgia
PO Box 1358
Gainesville, Georgia 30503
678-622-0931


Mandy Power
Vice-Chair
BB&T
136 Highway 400 South
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-344-1566
 

Jason Stott
Georgia Power
426 Spring Street
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
404-859-0256
 

Lynn Townley
Townley Construction
24 Laina Bennett Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534
706-216-2387
 

Regina Varnado
Secretary-Treasurer
United Community Bank
109 Highway 53 West
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-531-1013


Warren Welch
The Welch Team-Keller Williams Realty
671 Lumpkin Campground Road
Suite 240
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-344-6909
 

Amanda Yenerall
Stewart, Melvin & Frost
200 Main Street
Suite 600
Gainesville, Georgia 30503
770-536-0101