2013 Board Members
Trey Ragsdale is manager of government and community relations for Kaiser Permanente in Georgia. Prior to his role at Kaiser Permanente, Trey held positions at MARTA, United States Senate, King & Spalding Law Firm and The Coca-Coca Company.
Mr. Ragsdale serves on numerous corporate, civic and nonprofit boards such as the Bank of North Georgia, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Fayette Chamber of Commerce, Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and People to People International Board of Trustees.
C Robinson Associates
Denise Billups is an executive coach and consultant with C Robinson Associates, Inc. a business and professional development firm headquartered in Atlanta. She works with individuals, teams and organizations to deliver customized consulting services focused on coaching, talent development, training and business performance improvement.
Josh R. Rowan helps lead transportation program and construction management for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. in the Southeast. His experience includes capital improvement program management for Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Newton counties, and the City of Atlanta.
Atlanta Regional Commission
Patty Smitherman is president and co-founder of Communicata Language Services. Her media program, SpanishOn-The-Job©, has been sold across the US. She consults with companies and community organizations on how to build bridges to the Latino community.
Clair Muller served on the Atlanta City Council for 20 years, and 14 of those years on the Atlanta Regional Commission. She represented Atlanta – city-wide and in the 8th district – on diverse issues such as clean water, transportation, effective law enforcement, city department efficiency and recycling.
Immediate Past Chair
Joel Alvarado DeKalb County
Page Aspinwall • SunTrust
Ann Cramer • Coxe Curry & Associates
Delores Crowell • AT&T
Sarah Dearman The Coca-Cola Company
Wayne Hill Moreland Altobelli
Shelley Lamar • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Leslie Manaugh WSB-TV
José Martinez • PricewaterhouseCoopers
Seth Millican Brock Clay Government and Public Affairs
Jason Skipper • Duffey Communications
Charles Walker • Executive Boardroom Consulting
Malika Reed Wilkins State Road and Tollway Authority
Terry Lawler • Ex-Officio Regional Business Coalition
Clara Hayley Axam • Clarification & Mediation, Inc.
Robert Bunker • Brookwood Program Management
Bill Bolling • Atlanta Community Food Bank
Lesley Grady • The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Doug Hooker • Atlanta Regional Commission
Lee Morris • Stevens & Wilkinson
Karen Webster Parks • Literacy Action
Beth Schapiro • The Schapiro Group
Myles Smith • Retired Urban Planner
Harry West • Georgia Tech