Ms. Susan C. Bogardus

First VP Commercial Banking

First American Bank & Trust

Mr. Jeff Christie

Deputy Director, Leadership Development

Association County Commissioners of Georgia

Ms. Carmen Chubb

Deputy Commissioner for Housing

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Dr. Steven Dempsey

Associate Vice President

Office of VP Public Service and Outreach

University of Georgia

Ms. ShaDonte Dozier

Community Investment Business Development Manager

FHLBank Atlanta

Mr. Steve Foster

Senior Urban Advisor

Community and Economic Development

Georgia Power Company

Mr. Mitch Hardeman


Hardeman-Hobson Waste Services, LLC

Ms. Deb Junkin

CEO, Georgia Association of Realtors

Ms. Kelly Lass

Director, Home Builders Association of Georgia

Ms. Kate Little

Georgia Advancing Communities Together, Inc.

Ms. Karen Leone de Nie

Assistant Vice President, Community and Economic Development

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Dr. Deborah Murray

Associate Dean Extension & Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

University of Georgia

Mr. Rick Parker

Executive Director

Athens Housing Authority

Mr. Ed Peace

Director, Single Family Housing Programs

USDA Rural Development

Mr. Rick Porter


Richport Properties

Mr. Joseph M. Robertson (Chair)

Business Advisor

Enterprise Innovation Institute, GA Tech 

Dr. Tom Rodgers

Professor Emeritus UGA &

Habitat for Humanity Georgia

Mr. Courtney Smith

VP, Community Development Market Manager


Mr. Perry Hiott

Community Development Director

Georgia Municipal Association

Mr. Jerry Warshaw


Warshaw Properties, Inc.

Mr. Ryan Willoughby

Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity of Georgia

Ms. Connie Wright

Vice President, Local & National Grants Program Manager, Government & Community Relations

Strategic Philanthropy & Partnerships

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation