Board of Directors

The GBA Board of Directors sets policy and long-range goals for the Association.

While most members of the Board are elected, there are four appointed positions, two by each incoming chairman.

Name
Chairman
Mr. J. Charles Copeland
First National Bank of Griffin
P.O. Drawer F
Griffin, GA 30224-0200
(678) 510-5126
Mr. J. Charles Copeland
Chairman-elect
Mr. Spencer N. Mullis
Morris Bank
P.O. Box 520
Dublin, GA 31040-0520
(478) 272-5202
Mr. Spencer N. Mullis
Vice Chairman
Mr. James L. Flatt
AB&T
P.O. Drawer 71269
Albany, GA 31707-1269
(229) 405-7200
Mr. James L. Flatt
Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. Brad E. Barber
First National Bank
P.O. Box 10
Bainbridge, GA 39818
(229) 246-3185
Mr. Brad E. Barber
Past Chairman
Mr. John F. Hall
American Pride Bank
4740 Log Cabin Drive
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 781-3070
Mr. John F. Hall
President
Mr. J. Joseph Brannen
Georgia Bankers Association
50 Hurt Plaza, S.E.
Suite 1050
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 420-2026
Mr. J. Joseph Brannen
Group 1
Mr. Chandler Maurice Beasley, III
The Bank of Soperton
1202 Second Street North
Soperton, GA 30457-0026
(478) 278-2735
Mr. Chandler Maurice Beasley, III
Group 2
Ms. Susan V. Moss
Planters and Citizens Bank
P.O. Box 449
Camilla, GA 31730-0449
(229) 336-1328
Ms. Susan V. Moss
Group 3
Mr. T. Heath Fountain
Colony Bank
P.O. Box 989
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
(229) 426-6000 ext 6012
Mr. T. Heath Fountain
Group 4
Mr. Charles E. Sweat
First Peoples Bank
105 Chipley Street
Pine Mountain, GA 31822-1178
(706) 663-2700 ext. 129
Mr. Charles E. Sweat
Group 5
Mr. David R. Coxon
Georgia Primary Bank
3880 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 504-8302
Mr. David R. Coxon
Group 6
Mr. Charles R. Haley
The Peoples Bank
PO Box 4250
Eatonton, GA 31024-4250
(706) 485-8542
Mr. Charles R. Haley
Group 7
Mr. Ford Thigpen
WestSide Bank
P.O. Box 1810
Hiram, GA 30141-1740
(770) 445-1855
Mr. Ford Thigpen
Group 8
Mr. Daryn Russell
Commercial Banking Company
P.O. Box 1008
Valdosta, GA 31603
(229) 219-8419
Mr. Daryn Russell
Group 9
Mr. Monty G. Watson
The Piedmont Bank
5100 Peachtree Parkway
Norcross, GA 30092
(770) 246-0011
Mr. Monty G. Watson
Group 10
Mr. Edward B. Pope, III
F&M Bank, Washington
P.O. Box 280
Washington, GA 30673-0280
(706) 678-5433
Mr. Edward B. Pope, III
At Large
Mr. Darron M. Burnette
Synovus Bank
P.O. Box 568
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 489-9209
Mr. Darron M. Burnette
At Large
Ms. Cynthia N. Day
Citizens Trust Bank
230 Peachtree Street
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-575-8302
Ms. Cynthia N. Day
At Large
Mr. Timothy M. Perry
The Citizens Bank of Georgia
651 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Cumming, GA 30040-2711
(678) 513-9225
Mr. Timothy M. Perry
At Large
Mr. William R. Walker
Legacy State Bank
3825 Harrison Rd
Loganville, GA 30052-2462
(770) 554-2265
Mr. William R. Walker
GBA Services, Inc. Chair
Mr. Christopher C. Edwards
United Bank Corporation
420 Griffin Street
P.O. Box 1337
Zebulon, GA 30295
(770) 567-2524
Mr. Christopher C. Edwards
Chair, Community Bankers Committee
Mr. C. Rhodes McLanahan
First American Bank & Trust Company
P.O. Box 1688
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 354-5093
Mr. C. Rhodes McLanahan
Leadership GBA Representative
Mr. Andrew A. Ainslie, III
Bank of Madison
1016 Dixie Avenue
Madison, GA 30650-0271
(706) 474-2606
Mr. Andrew A. Ainslie, III
Associate Member Representative
Mr. Ron H. Mitchell
Mauldin & Jenkins
P. O. Box 71549
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 446-3622
Mr. Ron H. Mitchell
General Counsel
Mr. Jonathan S. Hightower
Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford LLP
60 Salbide Avenue
Newnan, GA 30263
(770) 282-5112
Mr. Jonathan S. Hightower