Press Release

Historic Rural Churches of Georgia announces the formation of a 17 member statewide advisory board, representing a broad spectrum of geography and professional expertise according to Sonny Seals, Chairman and CEO of HRCGA. “The execution of our mission of Research, Documentation and Preservation of Georgia’s historic rural churches requires significant resources and partnerships working across rural Georgia. Our new advisory board has the expertise and the experience we need to carry out that mission, and we are so pleased that we have received this kind of support from such a distinguished group of advocates.”

HRCGA Advisory Board

            Brian Brodrick – Partner, Jackson Spalding Marketing – Bio

            Julianne Chambliss – Retired Educator – Bio

            Buddy Darden – Attorney, Former House Representative – Bio

            Hardie Davis – Mayor, Augusta Georgia – Bio

            Cindy Eidson – Director of Product Development, Georgia Tourism – Bio

            Todd Groce – President, Georgia Historical Society – Bio

            Sheffield Hale – CEO, Atlanta History Center – Bio

            DL Henderson – Historian and Genealogist – Bio

            Susan Holmes – District 129, Georgia House of Representatives – Bio

            Sistie Hudson – Hancock County Commissioner – Bio

            Mark Massee – Mayor, Fitzgerald Georgia – Bio

             Mark McDonald – President, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation – Bio

             Janisse Ray – Author and Environmental Activist – Bio

             Dan Roper – Publisher, Georgia Backroads Magazine – Bio

             George Turner – Councilman, Stonecrest City Council – Bio

             Gil Watson – Methodist Minister – Bio

             Jamil Zainaldin – President, Georgia Humanities Council – Bio