Board of Directors


Executive Board

  • Chairman: Tim Burgess, Probate Judge & Cherokee County Commission
  • Chairman-Elect: Brandy Pierce, Mayor Town of Leesburg
  • Past Chairman: Barbara Harris, Harris Furniture
  • Treasurer: Craig Gilley, Peoples Bank of Alabama
  • Secretary: Luanne Hayes, CCIDA/GSCherokee


  • Beth Baker, State Farm Insurance
  • John Boggs, Cherokee Co Health & Rehab
  • Max Bruce, Sand Mtn Pest Management
  • Kim Clevenger, The Southern Bank Company
  • Tammy Crane, Mayor, Town of Cedar Bluff
  • Pam Dorsett, Cherokee Electric Coop
  • David Early, Floyd Cherokee Medical Center
  • Peggy Case Hale, AFLAC
  • Mickie Kerr, Regions Bank
  • Jed Lockridge, First Southern State Bank
  • Scott Lloyd, DA Cherokee/Dekalb County
  • Gene Farmer, Mayor, Town of Sand Rock
  • Tommy Minnix, Choice Insurance Services, LLC
  • Johnny Roberts, Retired
  • Shawn Rogers, EMA Cherokee County
  • Liz Stafford, Mayor Town of Gaylesville
  • Tony Wilkie, Mayor, City of Centre


  • Dr Martha Lavender, Gadsden State Community College
  • Steve Black, Superintendent, Little River Canyon National Preserve

Tourism & Hospitatlity Committee Co-Chairman

  • Lanny Starr, Retired
  • Terri Hyatt, Bay Springs Country Inn & Campground

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