Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Rosalynn Carter, Chair
The Carter Center
Atlanta, GA

Kathryn Cade, Co-Chairperson 
Auburndale, MA

Annette Carter, Board Secretary
Fayetteville, GA

Mike Cheokas, Co-Chairperson
Cheokas & Cheokas
Americus, GA 

MEMBERS
Alice Argo
Americus, GA 

Everett Byrd, Ph.D.
Americus, GA 

George L. Fredrick, Ed.D., GS, COL (Ret.)
Scholarship & Enrollment Officer, Military Science Department
Georgia Southern State University
Statesboro, GA

Greg Fricchione, MD 
Associate Chief of Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 

John J. Gates, Ph.D.
Hayesville, NC 

Ellen Hartman, APR Fellow PRSA
President & CEO Hartman Public Relations
Atlanta, GA

Nancy P. Kropf, Ph.D.
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Raymond P. Lorion, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Center for Application & Innovation Research in Education
Brookeville, MD

Kerri K. Post

Americus, GA 

Beth Ragan
CEO/Director
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
Americus, GA

Abraham Wandersman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina Barnwell College
Columbia, SC

Wallace D. Mays, MD
Americus, GA 

BOARD MEMBERS EMERITUS
William Capitan
, Ph.D.
Americus, GA 

Monica Kaufman Pearson
Jonesboro, GA

Russell Thomas, Jr. 
Americus, GA 

May L. Wykle, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Cleveland, OH 

EX-OFFICIO
Eve ByrdDNP, MPH, FNP-BC, PMH-CNS
Director of Mental Health Program
The Carter Center
Atlanta, GA 

Neal Weaver, Ph.D.
President
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA