Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

Dr. Randy W. Cooper – Chairman
Chief of Surgery
University Surgical Associates

Mr. Charles E. Knox – Vice Chairman
Financial Consultant
Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.

Mr. Byrd P. (Rusty) McGahee – Secretary
Director of Compliance & Controls
E-Z GO

Mr. Stephen (Steve) D. Farmer – Treasurer
Partner
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland

Board of Trustees

Dr. Eman Kaldas-Bassali
Physician
Internal Medicine Partners–Prompt Care

Dr. Blanche M. Conger
Homemaker

Mr. Scott M. Fitzgerald
Partner
Strategic Financial Management

Dr. Charles Green
Physician
Charlie Norwood Department
of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Dr. Becky Mecredy
Retired Physician

Mr. Byron Morris
Vice President/Owner
Southeastern Equipment Co.

Dr. Emmanuel (Manny) Ngoh
Endodontist
Augusta Endodontic Center

Mr. Bert Pollard
Forester
Pollard Lumber Company

Mr. William L. (Will) Schaefer, III
President
Master Buick GMC, Inc.

Mr. Eric R. Swierski
Retirement Plan Specialist
VALIC

Dr. Michael (Mike) A. Watts
Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon
Augusta Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Judi Wilson
Chair, Department of Teacher Education
Augusta State University

Ex Officio Members

Mr. Steve O’Neil
Headmaster
Westminster Schools of Augusta

Rev. John Franks
Associate Pastor
First Presbyterian Church

Dr. George Robertson
Senior Pastor
First Presbyterian Church

Emeritus Board Members

Dr. David Hanks
Retired
Attorney at Law

Mr. Tom Harley
Attorney
Fletcher, Harley & Fletcher, LLP