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, PhD
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, PhD 
Hayesville, NC 

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

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

Raymond P. Lorion, PhD 
Executive Director of the Center for Application & Innovation Research in Education (CAIRE)
Brookeville, MD

Wallace D. Mays, MD Americus, GA

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

BOARD MEMBERS EMERITUS
William Capitan
, PhD
Americus, GA 

Monica Kaufman Pearson
Jonesboro, GA

Russell Thomas, Jr. 
Americus, GA 

May L. Wykle, PhD, 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, PhD
President
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA