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

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Deal appoints five to boards

August 9, 2013

Allen Kibler, Board of Community Affairs
Kibler is currently a senior vice president with AMEC Environment and Infrastructure. He serves on the Environment and Energy Board of Directors with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Geology from Western Washington University. He and his wife, Donna, have two children. They reside in Roswell.

John B. Edwards, Board of Juvenile Justice (reappointment)
Edwards retired as a special agent in charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation after 30 years of service. He then served as chief deputy sheriff in Evans County for four years and remains the program’s consultant for their intelligence-led policing program. He serves as the secretary/treasurer of the Peace Officers Association of Georgia and executive director of the Peace Officers Association of Georgia Foundation. Edwards is a former adjunct at the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College at Columbus State University. He and his wife, Anita, have two children. They reside in Claxton.

Roy G. (Joe) Satterfield, Tennessee Valley Authority Regional Energy Resource Council
Satterfield retired in 2009 after more than 39 years in the electric industry. The last 25 years of his career he served as general manager of Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corp. in Young Harris. He has served on various boards and committees of the Georgia Electric Membership Corp. and the National Rural Electric Association. He is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and a deacon in the First Baptist Church of Blairsville. He served on the North Georgia Technical Institute Board of Directors for eight years. He has military experience in the U.S. Army and he is a Vietnam War veteran. He and his wife, Betty, have two children and five grandchildren. They reside in Blue Ridge.

Scott E. Tigchelaar, Georgia Tourism Foundation
Tigchelaar is president of Raleigh Studios in Atlanta. He has been instrumental in the redevelopment of the historic downtown of Senoia. Senoia serves as the headquarters to his latest partnership, the Southern Living Hotel Collection, in association with the Birmingham-based magazine. He serves on Senoia’s Downtown Development Authority, chairs Senoia’s Historic Preservation Commission, and is board emeritus for both the Coweta Charter Academy and the Christian Film and Television Commission. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Trinity Western University. He and his wife, Adrienne, have two children. They reside in Senoia.

Douglas J. Tollett, Board of Governors of the George L. Smith II World Congress Center Authority (reappointment)
Tollett began his career in the real estate business in 1972 when he founded Douglas Management Co. in Houston. After relocating to Atlanta in 1983 as president of American Resurgens Management Corp., he developed several projects including Resurgens Plaza office building in Buckhead, Sanctuary Park and Resurgens Park in Alpharetta and the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. Additionally, he serves as the chairman of the board of Pinecrest Academy, Inc. He and his wife, Brenda, have four children and nine grandchildren. They reside in Johns Creek.