Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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Deal appoints eight to boards

March 29, 2013

Jackson Winter, Jr., Technical College System of Georgia Board

Winter is president and chief executive officer of Winter Enterprises Corp. He serves as chair of the advisory board of the Georgia Development Capital Fund, Inc., and as secretary of the board of directors of the Economic Development Corp. of Fulton County. He previously served on the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission, the Supreme Court of Georgia Judicial Code of Conduct Rules Revision Committee, the Judicial Council of Georgia’s Recusal Rule Committee, and the Georgia House of Representatives’ Judicial Election Reform Study Committee. He has also served as chairman and trustee of the Fulton County Republican Party. He is a retired captain of the U.S. Navy with more than 30 years of active and reserve duty. Winter earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a graduate of the Coverdell Leadership Institute. He resides in Atlanta. 
Greer A. Johnson, Stone Mountain Memorial Association (reappointment)
Johnson is the former president of Greer Johnson Enterprises, Inc. She is the founder of the Mickey Mantle Charitable Foundation. She served on the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the Greensboro Rotary Club, the Greensboro Airport Authority, and was selected as Greensboro Citizen of the Year. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University. She and her husband, Lemuel, reside in Duluth. 
Perry Tindol, Stone Mountain Memorial Association (reappointment)
Tindol is a partner and chief financial officer of Allgood Pest Solutions in Duluth. He serves on the executive board of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Gwinnett Chamber’s Public Policy Council. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Gwinnett for more than 20 years and is a past club president. He also serves on several advisory boards including the Salvation Army, the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation and the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia. Tindol earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University. He and his wife, Tammy, reside in Dacula. 
Larry B. Mims, Board of Trustees of the Georgia Judicial Retirement System 
Mims currently serves as state court judge for Tift County. He is the immediate past president of the Council of State Court Judges. He has served on the Judicial Council of Georgia and on the board of directors of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church Foundation. Mims earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a law degree from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Joyce, have two children and one grandchild. They reside in Tifton.
Daniel J. Craig, Board of Trustees of the Georgia Judicial Retirement System (reappointment)
Craig has served as a superior court judge for the Augusta Judicial Circuit since 2008. He served as district attorney for the Augusta Circuit from 1993 to 2008, and was in private practice from 1979 to 1993. He currently serves as chairman of the Compensation and Retirement Committee of the Council of Superior Court Judges of Georgia. He previously served as chairman of the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia. Craig earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management from Augusta College (now Georgia Regents University) and a law degree from Mercer University. He and his wife, Crystal, have three daughters and six grandchildren. They reside in Augusta. 
Rick Smith, Georgia Commission on Child Support (reappointment)
Smith is the special assistant to the founder and chairman emeritus of the National Christian Foundation. He is a former sales manager with Motorola, Inc. Prior to his corporate career, he served as a Clarke County police officer and criminal justice planner. He is a Vietnam veteran and served with the U.S. Army Security Agency. Smith earned a bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Harriett, have two daughters. They reside in Smyrna.  
Janet M. Sherlock, Georgia Technology Authority
Sherlock is senior vice president and chief information officer of Carter’s in Atlanta. Carter’s operates the Carter’s and OshKosh B’Gosh brands. She serves as vice chair of the National Retail Federation CIO Council. Prior to joining Carter’s, she was a research director for Gartner Research. She held the position of chief information officer and other senior leadership positions in various companies including: Calico Corners, Guess?, Inc., ARCO am/pm© stores, and ExxonMobil. Sherlock earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Logistics from Penn State University and a master’s in Business Administration from Marymount University. She and her husband, James, have twin daughters. They reside in Fayetteville. 
Michael J. Bolden, Georgia Utilities Facility Protection Act Advisory Committee
Bolden has served the Georgia Department of Transportation for the past 28 years, spending 16 years in Roadway Design and the past 12 years in the State Utilities Office. He currently holds the position of state utilities engineer. Previously, he served as chairman of the Georgia Utility Coordinating Council Clear Roadside Committee and as a member of the Georgia Utility Coordinating Council Safety Committee. Bolden earned a bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Bluefield State College. He and his wife, Terri, have three children. They reside in Griffin.