The GRC Board of Directors is comprised of 13 members who serve three-year terms. Board members must be GRC members in good standing throughout their term and may serve two consecutive terms. The structure of the board provides for the following representation of board members during each year: 2 representatives from the business and private sector, 2 from government agencies, 2 from trade associations or professional organizations, and 7 At-Large representatives. The terms are organized in a staggered rotation to provide for continuity from year to year. New board members are elected by the membership each year at the annual conference. All terms are based on calendar years. The current board is composed of the following representatives:

2017 Directors
  • Kevin Barkley Macon Consolidated Government
  • Bruce Battle Burton Energy
  • Ralph Brooks Laurens County
  • Karen Byrd, Secretary Caraustar Recycling
  • Cale Caudell, Vice President University of Georgia
  • Joe Dunlop Athens-Clarke Co. Recycling
  • Jeffrey Foote, Treasurer TreeZero
  • Wayne King ERTH Products LLC
  • Jeff Lipscomb Pratt Industries
  • Marla Prince, President Waste Management
  • Kathy Reed Keep North Fulton Beautiful
  • Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe Live Thrive
2017 Honorary Directors
  • Doug Cloud Alston & Bird
  • Lynn Cobb Retired
  • George Elder Retired
  • Abby Goldsmith A Goldsmith Resources LLC
  • Gloria Hardegree Eco-Logical, Inc.
  • Lisa Hollingsworth
  • Tine Liegerot Retired
  • Hazel Mobley Retired
  • Kevin Perry Georgia Beverage Association
  • Bob Rickman Retired
  • Craig Swier
  • Lisa White WestRock
  • Jerry Hawk Home Alone Recycling
  • Steve Levetan Pull-A-Part, LLC
  • Nancy Womack Caraustar
  • LuAnn Chambers Retired