Board Members

Governor Brian Kemp

Mr. Ellison G. Wood
Vice Chairman
Businessman, Statesboro, GA

Mr. Willie C. Bolton
Retired, Athens-Clarke County Government

Chief Bruce Carlisle
Lavonia Police Department

Chief Stacey L. Cotton
Covington Police Department

Captain Nicholas D. Ellis
Jesup Police Department

Mr. Richard Hyde
Investigator, Balch and Bingham, LLP

Sheriff Dane Kirby
Fannin County Sheriff's Department

Chief Leonard “Dee” Meadows
Ware County Fire Department

Commissioner Michael W. Nail
Department of Community Supervision

Mr. Samir J. Patel
District Attorney, Cherokee Judicial Circuit

Mr. Charles D. Sikes
Retired Special Agent in Charge, Statesboro, GA

Mr. Rossie J. Ross
Retired Lieutenant, Georgia State Patrol

Sheriff Joey Terrell
Habersham County Sheriff's Office

Chief Craig Tully
Colquitt-Miller County Fire Department

Commissioner Timothy Ward
Department of Corrections

Jennifer Pendarvis
Board Liaison, Department of Public Safety

Tina Piper
Board Attorney, Department of Law