Board of Directors


(Staff not pictured: Laura Bauer and Gayle Alston)

Executive Committee
Rosalynn Carter, RCI Board President
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Americus, GA

Kathryn Cade, Co-Chairperson
Newton, MA

Annette Carter, Board Secretary
Peachtree City, GA

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

Members
Alice Argo
Americus, GA

Everett Byrd, PhD
Americus, GA

Patricia Clark, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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

Jennifer Friday, PhD
The Friday Consulting Group
Redan, GA

John J. Gates, PhD
Hayesville, NC

Ellen Weaver 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

Shirley Loflin

Columbus, GA

Donald J. Lollar, EdD
Director, Oregon Institute on Disability and Development
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Joan M. Lord, PhD
Vice President for Education Policies, Southern Regional Education Board
Atlanta, GA

Raymond P. Lorion, PhD
Dean, College of Education
Towson University
Towson, MD

Wallace D. Mays, MD
Americus, GA

Kerri K. Post

Americus, GA

Beth Ragan, Executive Director
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
Americus, GA

James M. Skipper Jr., Esquire
Gatewood, Skipper & Rambo, PC
Americus, GA

Dr. Thomas F. Updike
Houston, TX

Abraham Wandersman, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina,Barnwell College
Columbia, SC

Paula Gill Williams
Gill Drug
Americus, GA

May L. Wykle, PhD, RN, FAAN
Florence Cellar Professor of Nursing
Dean, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Board Members Emeritus
William Capitan, PhD
Americus, GA

Ray Fowler, PhD
La Jolla, CA

Monica Kaufman Pearson
WSB-TV
Atlanta, GA

J. Robert Newbrough, PhD

Nashville, TN

Betty Pope
Americus, GA

Russell Thomas, Jr.
Americus, GA

Ex-Officio
Brian U. Adler, PhD
Vice President Academic Affairs
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA

Thom Bornemann, EdD
Director of Mental Health Program
The Carter Presidential Center
Atlanta, GA

Charles E. Patterson, PhD
Interim President
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA