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.

For information on how to serve on a GBA board or committee, click here.

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 31708-1269
(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
Peachtree Corner, 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) 678-2187
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 ext. 1224
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