Board of Directors

The GEDA Board of Directors is elected by the GEDA membership.

Officers

Trip Tollison
Trip Tollison
President & CEO Savannah Economic Development Authority
Chair
Cal Wray
Cal Wray
EDFP President Augusta Economic Development Authority
First Vice Chair
Stacy Watson
Stacy Watson
Director, Economic & Industrial Development Georgia Ports Authority
Second Vice Chair
Charlie Moseley
Charlie Moseley
Manager, Statewide Economic Development Georgia Power Company
Secretary-Treasurer
Benjy Thompson
Benjy Thompson
CEO Development Authority of Bulloch County
Immediate Past Chair

Directors

Matt Colvin
Matt Colvin
Director of Economic Development The University of Georgia
Director, 2022-2024
Serra Phillips Hall
Serra Phillips Hall
Executive Director Newton County Industrial Development Authority
Director, 2022-2024
Ashley Morris Varnum
Ashley Morris Varnum
Business Recruitment Director Georgia Power Company
Director, 2022-2024
Travis Stegall
Travis Stegall
Economic & Community Development Director Better City LLC
Director, 2022-2024
Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett
CEcD, MPA President/CEO SRS Community Reuse Organization
Director, 2023-2025
Shaun Dodson
Shaun Dodson
Senior Site Design Specialist Georgia EMC
Director, 2023-2025
Jason Dunn
Jason Dunn
Executive Director Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Development Authority
Director, 2023-2025
Jessica Hood
Jessica Hood
CEcD, EDFP Vice President Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
Director, 2023-2025
Carl Campbell
Carl Campbell
Executive Director Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority
Director, 2024-2026
Justin Farquhar
Justin Farquhar
Director: Business Recruitment & Existing Industry Savannah Economic Development Authority
Director, 2024-2026
Randall Toussaint
Randall Toussaint
Director of Economic Development City of Johns Creek
Director, 2024-2026
Kristi Brigman
Kristi Brigman
Deputy Commissioner, Global Commerce Georgia Department of Economic Development
Director, 2024-2026

Ex-Officio

Christopher Nunn
Christopher Nunn
Commissioner Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Ex-Officio
Pat Wilson
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Ex-Officio