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GCEL, Inc. Past Presidents

Dr. Jannie Gregory,
2016-17
Title I Specialist (Retired)
Muscogee County Schools 
Dr. Ken Banter,
2015-2016
Education Programs Specialist
Georgia Department of Education
Dr. Shelia Thomas, 
2014-2015
Director of Federal Programs
Newton County Schools
Dr. Tawana Miller, 
2013-2014
Director, Title I
Fulton County Schools
Mrs. Jan Duke, 
2012-2013
Director of Federal Programs
Lee County Schools
Ms. Celeste Strohl, 
2011-2012
Title I Coordinator
Gwinnett County Schools

Ms. Shelia Baker, 
2010-2011
Title I Specialist
Muscogee County Schools

Dr. Linda Crowley
2009-2010
Coordinator,  School Improvement
Dekalb County Schools
Mrs. Janet Brown,
2008-2009
Assistant Principal
Carroll County Schools
Mr. Andrew McGee
2007-2008
Coordinator, School Improvement
Dekalb County Schools
Mrs. O'Livia B. Meeks
2006-2007
Title I Director
Troup County Schools
Mr. David Grist
2005-2006
Title I Coordinator
Rabun County Schools

Mrs. Verneda Appling
2004-2005
Title I Director
Jones County Schools

Mrs. Linda Capps
2003-2004
Asst. Principal, Sharp Creek Elem.
Carroll County Schools
Mr. Carl Roberts
2002-2003
Director, School Improvement Services
Screven County Schools
Dr. Bonnie Byrd Gardner
2001-2002
Pike County Schools (Retired)
Dr. Linda Fraser Hudson
2000-2001
Richmond County Schools
Mrs. Diana J. Sternberger
1999-2000
Carroll County Schools
Mr. Bob Jones
1998-1999
DeKalb County Schools
Dr. Delores Bumgardner
1997-1998
Bibb County Schools
Dr. Curtis Hunter
1996-1997
Jefferson County Schools
Reverend Dr. Regina R. Fletcher
1995-1996
DeKalb County Schools
Dr. Joan Schwartz
1993-1994
Savannah/Chatham County Schools
Mrs. Jackie Martin Townley
1994-1995
Piedmont Migrant Education

Dr. Priscilla Pounds
1992-1993
McDuffie County Schools

Mr. Jack Howell
1991-1992
Bartow County Schools
Mrs. Geneva Stallings
1990-1991
Richmond County Schools
Mrs. Shirley Jones
1989-1990
Terrell County Schools

Dr. Virginia Morgan
1988-1989
Dougherty County Schools

Mrs. Ginger Lankford Folsom
1987-1988
Baker County Schools
Mr. Ross Hudson
1986-1987
Valdosta City Schools
Mr. Ray MacColl
1984-1986
Organizational Year, 1984-1985
President, 1985-1986
Pelham City Schools