Leadership Directory

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Executive Board

Maria Grovner
Maria Grovner
School Counselor Coordinator Atlanta Public School District (404)802-2642
President
Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones
Professional School Counselor East Coweta High School (770)254-2850
President-Elect
Leslie Hamilton
Leslie Hamilton
School Counselor Silver City Elementary School (678)965-5020
Immediate Past President
Laura Spencer
Laura Spencer
School Counselor Ivy Creek Elementary School (678)714-3668
Secretary (Term Ends June 2021)
Catherine Roberts
Catherine Roberts
Professional School Counselor Lovejoy High School (770)603-5194
Treasurer (Term Ends June 2020)
Brian Law
Brian Law
School Counselor Brooks County High School (229)588-2341
Parliamentarian (Term Ends June 2020)
Beth Ruff
Professional School Counselor Powder Springs Elementary School (404)374-3834
Elementary Director (Term Ends June 2021)
Rebecca Burkhart
Rebecca Burkhart
School Counselor Charles Ellis Montessori Academy (912)395-3513
Middle Director (Term Ends June 2020)
Myesha Davis
Myesha Davis
Professional School Counselor Hillgrove High School (678)331-1368x040
Secondary Director (Term Ends June 2021)
Richard Cleveland
Richard Cleveland
Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator Georgia Southern University (912)478-8022
Counselor Educator Director (Term Ends June 2020)
Vance Sims
Vance Sims
School Counselor Malcom Bridge Elementary School (706)310-1998x2414
Northern Director (Term Ends June 2020)
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
School Counselor Five Forks Middle School (770)736-4527
Metro Director (Term Ends June 2021)
Amy Taylor
Amy Taylor
School Counselor Oak Hill MS (478)457-3397
Central Director (Term Ends June 2021)
Donna Jones
Donna Jones
School Counselor Johnson High School (912)395-6408
Southern Director (Term Ends June 2020)
Jennifer Diaz
Jennifer Diaz
School Counselor Lanier Middle School (770)271-5123
Advocacy Chair (Term Ends June 2021)
Gail Smith
Gail Smith
Retired Cobb County School District (404)406-6414
Advocacy Chair (Term Ends June 2021)
Lee Grimes
Lee Grimes
Associate Professor Valdosta State University
Advocacy Chair (Term Ends June 2021)

Finance Committee

Catherine Roberts
Catherine Roberts
Professional School Counselor Lovejoy High School (770)603-5194
Treasurer (Chair)
Maria Grovner
Maria Grovner
School Counselor Coordinator Atlanta Public School District (404)802-2642
President
Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones
Professional School Counselor East Coweta High School (770)254-2850
President-Elect
Brent Henderson
Brent Henderson
Coordinator of Advisement and Counseling Gwinnett County School District (678)301-7372
PPAC Finance Committee
Lakisha Bonner
Coordinator of Counseling and Career Development Fayette County Board of Education (770)716-1209
Member Finance Committee

Nominations and Elections Committee

Jennifer Schneider
School Counselor Eastbrook Middle School (706)278-6135
Nominations and Elections Committee
Amy Taylor
Amy Taylor
School Counselor Oak Hill MS (478)457-3397
Nominations and Elections Committee
Sloane Molloy
Sloane Molloy
Glynn Middle (912)222-5383
Nominations and Elections Committee
Beverly Stewart
Beverly Stewart
Director, Student Support Services Bibb County School District (478)297-2105
Nominations and Elections Committee

GSCA Journal Editorial Board

Margaux Brown
Assistant Professor Augusta University (706)729-2397
Editor
Dana Edwards
School Counselor Gwinnett County School District
Editorial Board Member
Terri Hadley
Editorial Board Member
Kim Jackson-Allen
Kim Jackson-Allen
Professional School Counselor Beach High School (912)395-5333
Editorial Board Member
Jeremy Shain
School Counselor Bay Springs Middle School
Editorial Board Member

Leadership Team

Antionette Dickerson
School Counselor Lovinggood Middle School (770)222-3710
ASCA/RAMP Chair
Amy Short
Counseling Department Chair Roswell High School (678)458-9730
Career/Post Secondary Liaison
monica crenshaw
School Counselor Colquitt County High School (229)890-6145
Career/Post Secondary Liaison
Dawn Mann
Program Manager: Career Guidance & Counseling Georgia Department of Education (404)558-5398
DOE Liaison
John Nwosu
John Nwosu
Professional School Counselor Garrett Middle School (678)570-7999
Professional Development
Tinisha Parker
Tinisha Parker
Director of Advisement and Counseling Gwinnett County School District (678)301-7372
CKES
Imani Handy
Student The University of Georgia (404)645-1930
Graduate Student Liaison
Maegan Mellick
MYP Counselor Wesley International Academy Charter Facility (678)904-9137
Mentoring Chair
Melisa Marsh
Supervisor Cobb County School District (404)434-1821
New Counselors Chair
Beverly Stewart
Beverly Stewart
Director, Student Support Services Bibb County School District (478)297-2105
Coordinators Liaison
Bobby Gueh
Professional School Counselor Gwinnett County School District (678)765-4062
Special Populations
Joyce Chandler
PPAC Liaison/Presidential Advisor
Vanita Moon
Retired School Counselor (404)322-7408
Retired Counselors Liaison
Erin Mason
Assistant Professor Georgia State University (404)413-8201
Counselor Educators Liaison
Dan Mertig
Elementary School Counselor Carver Elementary School (912)459-5111
Elementary Liaison
Erin Bundrige
School Counselor Woodland Middle School (Henry)
Middle Liaison
Cedric Cooks
Cedric Cooks
Professional School Counselor Norcross High School (770)447-2637
Secondary Liaison
Kathryn Sadowski
Kathryn Sadowski
School Counselor Brunswick High School (912)267-4200x6201
Rural Counselor Liaison
Julie Gallman
School Counselor (706)876-4899
Rural Counselor Liaison
Alexandra Huguelet
Alexandra Huguelet
School Counseling Consultant Cobb County School District (678)357-7559
Professional Recognition
Tracy Edwards
Professional School Counselor Alcovy High School (770)784-4995
Professional Recognition
TaTaNisha Copeland
Professional School Counselor Atlanta Public School District (678)862-3675
Service Project Chair
Demetria Williams
Assistant Principal Brookwood High School (770)736-2020
Conference Chair
Chon Hester
Chon Hester
District Lead Counselor Henry County School District (770)957-6601
Content Vice-Chair
Tabitha Ellison
Tabitha Ellison
School Counselor Rollins Elementary School (706)796-4972
Host City Vice-Chair
Francene Breakfield
Francene Breakfield
Counselor Rockdale County High School (770)483-8754
Conference Team
Robin S Zorn
Robin S Zorn
School Counselor Mason Elementary School (770)232-3370
Conference Team
Shellie Marino
School Counselor North Atlanta High School (404)802-4723
Conference Team
Margaux Brown
Assistant Professor Augusta University (706)729-2397
Journal Editor
Fabion Vicks
school counselor Appling Middle School (478)779-2227
Beacon Editor
Nicohl Webb
Nicohl Webb
Professional School Counselor Pate's Creek Elementary School (770)389-8819
Social Media Editor
Stacey Cooke
Stacey Cooke
School Counselor East Coweta High School (770)254-2850
Photographer
Kevin Young
Counselor P-Z North Murray High School (706)695-7760x5009
Region 1 Liaison
Betsy Escamilla
Region 2 Liaison
Barbara Truluck
Barbara Truluck
Professional School Counselor Palmer Middle School (770)591-5020
Region 3 Liaison
Lakeshia Williams
Lakeshia Williams
School Counselor Rosa Taylor Elementary School (478)779-3567
Region 4 Liaison
Debbie Price
Professional School Counselor Washington County High School (478)552-2324x2209
Region 5 Liaison
Crystal Holt
Crystal Holt
School Counselor Department Chair Cairo High School (229)307-1747
Region 6 Liaison
Demaris Cullen
Demaris Cullen
Professional School Counselor Mary Lee Clark Elementary School (912)322-6227
Region 7 Liaison

GSCA Staff

Sarah Berke
Sarah Berke
Managing Director Georgia School Counselor Association
Managing Director
Jessica Atkinson
Jessica Atkinson
Association Manager Georgia School Counselor Association
Association Manager
Ellen Shea, CMP
Ellen Shea, CMP
Conference Manager Georgia School Counselor Association (678)229-4079
Conference Manager
Michele Doyle
Michele Doyle
Association Coordinator Georgia School Counselor Association
Association Coordinator