New Leadership Hall Class Announced

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hall County (LHC) program seeks to expose highly talented, motivated and potential leaders of Hall County to the inter-related economic, government, socio-cultural and educational issues of the community. Participants develop knowledge of the community through a series of one-day sessions on topics such as arts, education, health and social services, city and state governments, judicial, and economic development.

Leadership Hall County was initiated by the Greater Hall Chamber in 1983, and since then some 730 people have graduated from the program. Class members are nominated by former participants and selected by the Leadership Hall County Selection Committee. Leadership Hall County graduates continue to be involved in many areas of volunteer and civic service in our community. Each year local non-profit agencies present service project ideas to the class – and as a whole they decide the project they will undertake.

Leadership Hall County 2013-2014 Class:

Lee Alexander, Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Kristin Beck, Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Kirsten Boettcher, Lakeshore Mall
Bonner Burton, Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Jessica Butler, Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Wanda Cannon, Hall County Extension Office
Sam Couvillon, BB&T / Sidney O. Smith Insurance
Will Dyer, First Baptist Church
Andi Farmer, Milton Martin Honda
Elizabeth Fielden, Hall County Family Connect Network
Brad Gooch, Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing
David Griffin, Metro Appraisals, Inc
Laura Haynes, Women Source
Callie Hughs, Caroll Daniel Construction
Greg Katulka, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
David King, Georgia Power Company
Trisha Lewis, Hall County Probation Services
Nick Martin, Budget Carpet & Flooring
Patrick O’Rouke, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Dr. Al Panu, University of North Georgia
Lindsay Payne, United Hospice
Clay Pilgrim, Rushton & Company
Zach Propes, BatesCarter
Jeff Reinhardt, MD, The Longstreet Clinic
Kelley Martin Robertson, Office of the DA/Northeast Georgia Judicial Circuit
Chris Rotalsky, City of Gainesville
Charles Shadle, Brenau University
Matt Smith, Carr, Lawson, Cantrell & Associates, Inc.
Bryan St. Pierre, Alexander, Almand & Bangs
Michelle Taylor, Anesthesia Associates of Gainesville
Clinton Teston, Office of the Public Defender/Northeast Georgia Judicial Circuit
Kirk Watkins, North Georgia Canopy Tours
Katy Wilson, Riverside Military Academy

For more information on Leadership Hall County, Youth Leadership Hall or other Greater Hall Chamber Education programs, contact Dana Miller, Vice President of Education, 770-532-6206. Email: