Meet the Executives

The Association is governed by its members who elect a Board of Directors consisting of eleven officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer and six Trustees. The executive board is elected to office for two years. Its members can serve in the same office for a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Each member of the Board of Trustees serves a term of three years. The 11-member Board manages the Association and adopts policies and procedures for its benefit.

Dr. William Thomas

President 770-891-2170
Guyana Association of Georgia  

Marilyn Browne

Vice-President 770-568-9746

Jackie Brown

Guyana Association of Georgia / 678-933-2499

Marcus Gordon

Treasurer 678-592-6908
Guyana Association of Georgia / 678-592-6908

Claire Wilson-Daly

Asst. Secretary/Treasurer
Guyana Association of Georgia / 678-602-8949


Basil Blackman

Raul Boston

Andrea Fraser

Gwen Fredericks

Marva Jacobs

Joan E. Piggott

Mr. Orrin Marshall


Claudette Tolliver
Membership Committee Chairperson

Linden Van Rossum
Communications Committee Chairperson

Marva Jacobs
Fundraising Events Committee Chairperson

Philip Andrews
Building Management Committee Chairperson

Trevor Pearson
Newsletter Committee Chairperson

Marilyn Farley-Thompson
20th Anniversary Committee Chairperson

Marilyn Farley-Thompson
Community Outreach Committee Chairperson

Marilyn Browne
Education Committee Chairperson

Marilyn Browne
Health & Wellness Committee Chairperson

Carmen Sargeant
Elections Committee Chairperson

Marcus Gordon
Finance Committee Chairperson

Youth & Culture Committee Chairperson

Ethics Committee Chairperson



Code of Ethics

AS A MEMBER of the Guyana Association of Georgia Executive Board and Chairpersons, I pledge myself to:

  • Maintain the highest standard of personal conduct
  • Attend meetings regularly and punctually. Support all projects
  • Promote and encourage the highest level of ethics within the Association
  • Maintain loyalty to the Association
  • Maintain the confidentiality of privileged information entrusted or known to me by virtue of my office
  • Recognize and discharge my responsibility and that of the Association to uphold all the laws and regulations relating to the Association's policies and activities
  • Strive for excellence in all aspects of management of the Association
  • Refuse to engage in, or countenance, activities for personal gain at the expense of the Association
  • Cooperate in every reasonable and proper way with other association executives, and work with them in the advancement/recognition of the Caribbean Community
  • Use every opportunity to improve public awareness and understanding of the role of the Association