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A Steering Committee of community leaders from Greater Dalton’s public, private, and non-profit sectors is guiding the process. The following individuals have generously volunteered their time to serve on the Steering Committee.

Mr. David Aft, President; Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia, Inc.
Mr. Mike Babb, Past Chairman; Whitfield County Board of Commissioners
Mr. Caleb Carnes, CPA; Carnes & Company, CPA
Mr. Kasey Carpenter, Owner; Oakwood Café and Walnut Hill Farm
Mr. Oliver Cobb, President; Oliver Cobb & Associates
Mr. Greg Dent, Director; Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership
Mr. Chuck Dobbins, President & CEO; Dobbins Investments, LLC
Dr. Judy Gilreath, Superintendent; Whitfield County Schools
Mr. Bryan Hair, President; Marketing Alliance Group
Mr. Kevin Harris, CPA; ArrowStar, LLC
Dr. Jim Hawkins, Superintendent; Dalton Public Schools
Ms. R. Lynette Laughter, Chairman; Whitfield County Board of Commissioners
Mr. Bryan Macon, President; Dorsett Industries, Inc.
Ms. Deanna Mathis, Community Outreach and Corporate Giving; Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
Dr. Pete McDonald, President; Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Mr. Zab Mendez, Vice President-Retail Market Manager; Cohutta Banking Company
Mr. Dennis Mock, Mayor; City of Dalton
Mr. John Neal, The Anna Sue and Bob Shaw Foundation
Mr. Stuart Nelson, President; Brown Industries, Inc.
Mr. Curtis Rivers, Volunteer; The Emery Center
Mr. Julio Velazquez, Agent; ABC Insurance Services
Dr. Margaret Venable, President; Dalton State College
Mr. Joe Yarbrough, President; Carpet & Rug Institute

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