|Georgia Coroner’s Association
Annual Meeting Saturday, September 12, 2015
Macon Marriott City Center
Invocation: Hon. Connie Kitchen-Jackson
Hon. Ralph Wilson with door prizes and recognized the vendors: Recipients of door prizes are as follows:
Bio Hazard Services: Hon. Freeman Worthy, Hon. Ron Fortner
Air Port Mortuary: Hon, Vanita Hullander, Nathan Stanley, Larry Brown, Paul Pannell, Hon. Mike Adams.
Vision Medical: Hon. Sonny Wilson, Hon. Earl Darby
Southern Bio: Hon. Tommy Flanders, Hon. Mark Bowman, Hon. Gary McElhenney, Hon. LW Bruce, Hon. Kevin Roper, Hon. Richard Stanley
Bio Care: Hon. Ed Carson, Robert Parker
Life Link: Hon. Randy Daniel, Hon. David Exley,
Georgia Eye Bank: Hon. Chris Stephens
Hon Ted Bearden: Fay McGahee
Vital Records: Luther Beason
Presidents Report: Augusta class was great; there were 25 students, new instructor Jason Jones. Hon. David Excley thanked Hon. Reginald Pierce and Hon. Ralph Wilson for all their help.
Secretary Report: Members read hard copy of the report Hon. Sonny Wilson made motion to except minutes as read 2nd by Hon. Bill Wessinger. Motion carried.
Treasures Report: As of August 28, 2015 all bills and invoices were paid with the exception of those associated with the annual meeting, a balance of $73,067.74 in the GCA account. As of August 28, 2015 GCA has 1075. 02 in the accounts receivable file. This is sales from the store. There were 6 counties that did not join the GCA they are, Hall, Evans, Charlton, Hancock, Troup and Twiggs Counties. There were 2 Counties where the Deputies joined but the Coroner did not, Washington and Franklin Counties. A motion was made by Hon. Ed Carson and 2nd by Hon. Vanita Hullander, motion carried.
Legislative report: Hon. Richard Stanley nothing to report
Website: Hon. Mike Adams Please go on the website and add or take off addresses etc. Also talked about Hon. Becky Callihan having access to the Coroner’s website to keep up with the Coroner’s and Deputy Coroner’s to keep information updated.
Media: Hon. Ted Bearden nothing to report, but did state that if anyone needed help with media to please call him.
Bylaw: Hon. LW Bruce nothing to report
Awards: Harry Pippin award: Richard Stanley
AR King: Hon. Reginald Pierce
Leroy Simms: Hon. Ralph Wilson
Nominating Committee: Hon. Janice Brown is 2nd Vice President, Hon. Ed Carson made motion to except with LW Bruce 2nd, motion carried.
Hon. LW Bruce made motion to adjourn, 2nd by Paul Pannell. Motion carried.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW ASSOCIATION OFFICERS FOR THIS TERM:
Hon. Susan Salemi of Burke County, President,
Hon. Christopher Stephens of Stephens County 1st Vice President
Hon. Janice Brown of Wilcox County 2nd Vice President
Hon. Gary McElhenney of Putnam County Treasurer
Hon. Rebecca Callihan of Fannin County Secretary
Hon. Connie Kitchens-Jackson of Glascock County Chaplin
Hon. Edgar Perry of Turner County as Training Council Chairman
Hon. Mike Adams of Hart County as Director at Large
Hon. Ted Bearden of Dawson County as Director of District one
Hon. Mark Bowen of Richmond County as Director of District two
Hon. Kathie Buchanan of Heard County as Director of District three
Tommy Flanders of Bryan County as Director of District four
Hon. Sam Brown of Thomas County Director of District five.