Board of Directors

Joanne Truffelman,  President

Samuel Olens, Esq., Vice President
Partner, Public Policy

Fran L. Friedrich, Secretary/Treasurer
Vice President, Managing Director, Private Client
Renasant Bank

W. Imara Canady
National Director, Communications & Community Engagement
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Chair, Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition

Charles A. Chesnutt
SVP Treasurer
Genuine Parts Company

Barbarella Diaz
Executive VP of Community Affairs
Diaz Foods

Alexandra Jackson Harris

Jerry Nix
CFO (Retired)
Genuine Parts Company

Clare Richardson
President Emeritus
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Samit Roy
Scicom Infrastructures Services, Inc.

Directors Emeriti

Kessel D. Stelling
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Synovus Financial Corp.

Percy Vaughn
Regional Executive Director, Sales Operations
Kia Motors America, Inc.

Jack Ward
President & CEO
JF Ward Enterprises, LLC

Barbara E. Williams
Former State Farm Agent
& Cobb County Commissioner


Education Advisory Committee

Ashley Suta
Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education

Brittany Lee
Clayton County Schools

Catherine Keyser
Forsyth County Schools

David DuBose
Gwinnett County Schools

Elizabeth M. "Betsy" Eppes
Fulton County Schools

Jessica Kiger
The Atlanta Opera

Dr. Katie O. Anderson
Paulding County School District

Dr. Kirby Meng
Rockdale County Public Schools

Dr. Liss Maynard
Cobb County School District

Dr. Matt Koperniak
Fulton County Schools

B. Paul McClain
Georgia Department of Education

Dr. Prince T. Bowie
Clayton County Public Schools

Rae Presley-King
Fayette County Public Schools

Dr. Sara Womack
Cobb County School District

Sharon Story
Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education

Susan Bowman
Homeschool Field Trip Club

ArtsBridge Foundation Staff

Jennifer D. Dobbs 
Executive Director
(770) 916-2803

Elizabeth "Beth" Lenhart
Director of Arts Education
(770) 916-2808


Keanya Harris
Program Coordinator
(770) 916-2805

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