Calendar of Events

Career Paths for Bankers TM

GBA University

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GBA Board of Directors

Agriculture Committee

Asset Liability Mgt. Committee

Bank Counsel Board

BankPAC Board

Community Bankers Committee

Compliance Committee

Credit Committee

GBA Insurance
Trust, Inc.

GBA Retirement
Services, Inc.

GBA Services, Inc.

HR Committee

Leadership GBA

Marketing Committee

Nominating Committee

Operations & Technology

Public Affairs Committee

Security Committee

Community Bankers Committee

Recognizing the unique needs of community bankers, this committee assesses education, training and information needs and provides input to the GBA Education Staff; provides programs to address those defined needs including  the President/CEO Conference; reviews legislation and regulatory proposals at the state and federal levels; and recommends products and services which help make community banks more profitable and/or efficient.


Mr. Philip G. Williams, Chair
The Claxton Bank
P.O. Box 247
Claxton, GA30417
(912) 739-5622

Mr. Bradley P. Serff, Vice Chair
Providence Bank
4955 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA30004
(678) 336-8810

Mr. Tracy M. Durrence, Group 1
Glennville Bank
102 East Barnard Street
Glennville, GA30427-0278
(912) 654-3471

Mr. M. Scott Tomlinson, Group 2
Flint Community Bank
P. O. Box 70878
Albany, GA31708
(229) 903-1400

Mr. Kelly G. Hillis, Group 3
The Bank of Perry
P.O. Box 830
Perry, GA31069-0830
(478) 988-5359

Mr. John P. Barker, III, Group 4
First Bank of Pike
P.O. Box 348
Molena, GA30258-0348
(770) 884-5111

Mr. David R. Coxon, Group 5
Georgia Primary Bank
3880 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA30342
(404) 231-4100

Mr. Charles R. Haley, Group 6
The Peoples Bank
P.O. Box 4250
Eatonton, GA31024-4250
(706) 485-8542

Mr. Terrence Y. DeWitt, Group 7
First Landmark Bank
P. O. Box 5138
Marietta, GA30061
(770) 792-8870

Mr. Michael D. Sale, Group 10
The Commercial Bank
P.O. Box 306
Crawford, GA30630-0306
(706) 743-7801

Mr. Lawton E. Bassett, III, At Large
Ameris Bank
P.O. Box 249
Tifton, GA31793-0963
(229) 556-2605

Mr. Remer Y. Brinson, III, At Large
First Bank of Georgia
P.O. Box 15148
Augusta, GA30919-1148
(706) 731-6604

Mr. Edward J. Cooney, At Large
Affinity Bank
5660 New Northside Drive, NW
Atlanta, GA30328-5821
(678) 283-8567

Mr. Christopher C. Edwards, At Large
United Bank
Operations Center
Zebulon, GA30295
(770) 567-2524

Ms. Dawn B. Griffin, At Large
Liberty First Bank
1901 West Spring Street
Monroe, GA30655
(770) 207-3007

Mr. John F. Hall, At Large
American Pride Bank
4511 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA31210
(478) 781-3070

Mr. Charles H. Haney, III, At Large
Bank of Madison
P.O. Box 271
Madison, GA30650-0271
(706) 342-1953

Mr. Henry J. Pope, Jr., At Large
Exchange Bank
P.O. Box 580
Milledgeville, GA31061-0580
(478) 452-4531

Mr. Michael S. Sims, At Large
State Bank & Trust Company
2380 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA30009

Mr. Mark K. Swanson, At Large
Northside Bank
P.O. Box 283
Adairsville, GA30103
(770) 773-7300

Mr. William R. Walker, II, At Large
Legacy State Bank
3825 Harrison Road
Loganville, GA30052
(770) 554-2265 ext.1224

Ms. Elaine H. Demarest, Associate Member Representative
Demarest Strategy Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 5949
Hilton Head Island, SC29938
(843) 686-5044

Mr. Timothy Allen Keadle, Associate Member Representative
Porter Keadle Moore, LLP
235 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA30303
(404) 588-4200