Board of Directors


Paul Benedict, President
Managing Director, KPMG

Shara Sanders, President-Elect
Attorney, Sugarman Law

Tim Martin, Vice-President
Financial Advisor, LUTCF, Tim Martin Wealth Strategies

Dorian DeBarr, Treasurer
President, Decide DeKalb Development Authority



Kia Billingsley
Principal, McLendon Elementary

Jonathan Block
Managing Director, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC)

Julie Childs
Retired, Partner, McLain & Merritt

Naomi Scott Clark
Group Manager, DC Operations for North America, The Clorox Company

Beth Gatchel
Physical Therapist

Maryum Gibson
President & CEO, Scottdale Early Learning Center

Brandon Hartley
Regional Director, External Affairs SE Metro Atlanta AT&T

Beth Jansa
Community Relations Manager, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital, Emory Long-Term Acute Care

Sarah K. C. Mauldin
Law Librarian, DeKalb County Law Library

Maria Mirabelli
Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

      *Dr. Mirabelli is serving in a personal capacity

Elisabeth Nark
Executive Director, DeKalb Medical Foundation, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital & ​Emory Long-Term Acute Care (formerly known as DeKalb Medical)​

Kate Pak
Community Leader

Pam Ryan
Community Leader

Kiesha Storey
DeKalb County Judge

Sharon Thompson
Central Atlanta Region President, United Community Bank

Earl Walker
CEO/Creative Director, Image 360 Tucker



Herbert McCoy
Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, DeKalb County Public Library

Carol Morgan
Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, DeKalb County Public Library

Alison Weissinger
Library Director, DeKalb County Public Library

Jill Joplin
Executive Director, DeKalb Library Foundation