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


Secretary
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


TRUSTEES

Basil Blackman
404-374-3932
roy@blackman.net

Raul Boston
404-468-6989
Rn.boston@yahoo.com

Andrea Fraser
301-529-9529
andrea_hunter40@hotmail.com

Gwen Fredericks
917-723-8437
citizensintlrlty@bellsouth.net

Marva Jacobs
240-460-7119
marvajacobs01@yahoo.com

Joan E. Piggott
404-789-9379
joany345@yahoo.com

Parliamentarian  
Mr. Orrin Marshall
770-715-6237
orringt@comcast.net



COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Claudette Tolliver
Membership Committee Chairperson
claudette_toliver20@yahoo.com

Linden Van Rossum
Communications Committee Chairperson
citizensintlrlty@bellsouth.net

Marva Jacobs
Fundraising Events Committee Chairperson
marvajacobs01@yahoo.com

Philip Andrews
Building Management Committee Chairperson
pandrews53@aol.com

Trevor Pearson
Newsletter Committee Chairperson
trevpear@yahoo.com

Marilyn Farley-Thompson
20th Anniversary Committee Chairperson
farleythompsonm@yahoo.com

Marilyn Farley-Thompson
Community Outreach Committee Chairperson
farleythompsonm@yahoo.com

Marilyn Browne
Education Committee Chairperson
mmbrowne86@aol.com

Marilyn Browne
Health & Wellness Committee Chairperson
mmbrowne86@aol.com

Carmen Sargeant
Elections Committee Chairperson
ctsarge@earthlink.net

Marcus Gordon
Finance Committee Chairperson
marcustgordon@yahoo.com

Vacant
Youth & Culture Committee Chairperson

Vacant
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