Interested in the church's health, vitality, and readiness for mission.
Believes effective collegiality allows the church to garner its collective wisdom.
Experience of diocesan leadership: Dean of the Mid-Atlanta Convocation, member of DMST and Global Mission Commissions in Atlanta; in previous dioceses, member of Evangelism, Development, Nominating, Disciplinary, and Youth Collaborative Commissions.
Solutions-oriented mindset and strong interpersonal skills.
Brings perspective of the disenfranchised and a wide array of community partnerships that the church works with amidst urban poverty.
Began work on Standing Committee in early 2018, completing a former member’s unfinished term. We’ve done important work together in improving how we can support members of the diocese, but that work is ongoing, and I’m deeply committed to continue in that, given the opportunity. Previously in the diocese, I’ve served on the Executive Board, and Title IV Revision Committee. I’m currently represent the diocese as a Trustee for Sewanee: University of the South.
Trustee for Sewanee: The University of the South
Elect one lay trustee for a three-year term. Must consult with bishop diocesan prior to nomination.
Since elected in 2012, George has participated in almost all Sewanee trustee meetings/events. For the past eight years, he has co-hosted the Sewanee-Atlanta dinner for advanced degree students from the Diocese of Atlanta. He attended the EFM 40th Anniversary Event and Sewanee Dinners at the 2015 and 2018 General Conventions.
Senior Warden (3 terms)
Endowment Fund Chair (6 years)
Sewanee Trustee (6 years)
Executive Board (4 years)
Finance Committee (6 years)
Board of Governors, Mikell Camp & Conference Center
Elect two governors, lay or clerical, for a three-year term; no consecutive full terms.
Currently serving as Sr. Warden at Grace-Calvary in Clarkesville. I have been a camper, on summer staff, and regularly serve on the dean staff for Work Camp at Mikell. I have served previously on the Mikell Board. I am very excited for the prospect of serving again on the Board at Mikell during this wonderful period of MIkell's history. Nomination approved by convocation.
I worked at Mikell on summer staff (4 summers), as interim director (1 summer), assistant director (2 summers), dean and dean’s staff member (multiple weeks). I worked as interim director at two other camps. Previously, I served several terms on the Mikell Board. I teach philosophy and religion at Piedmont College. I have served on the vestry and various committees at Grace-Calvary. I am currently on the worship committee and a delegate to Annual Council.