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NGTC Foundation board of trustees designated as role model board by TCFA

Clarkesville, GA – The North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) Foundation Board of Trustees recently received an award during the annual Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Leadership Conference in Savannah for attaining role model foundation board certification from the Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA), marking the seventh consecutive year for this distinction. 


TCFA is a membership organization that represents the 25 TCSG foundations and over 600 trustees statewide. The TCFA Role Model Foundation Board Certification is an honor bestowed on the TCSG foundations that engage in best practices in nonprofit governance, board management, and operations; have policies in place to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, especially in financial matters; are led by a board of trustees whose members are actively engaged in the foundation’s development activities; and support the professional development and state-level participation of their trustees, executive director, and college advancement personnel. 


Members of the NGTC Foundation 2021 Board of Trustees include: Chair Jana Cheek of Toccoa, Greg (Mully) Ash of Helen, Tim Ash of Clarkesville, Janine Bethel of Tiger, Hilda Burke of Clarkesville, Dr. Michael Callahan of Lavonia, Gary Davis of Lavonia, Whit Diggs of Toccoa, David Foster of Cornelia, Don Higgins of Cornelia, Jason Hogan of Cleveland, Jessie Pinson of Blairsville, Terry Rogers of Clarkesville, Stewart Sayer of Mt. Airy, Rick Story of Rabun Gap, Rev. David Tinsley of Young Harris, and Cassandra Wilkins of Eastanollee. Emeritus members include Bob Evans of Toccoa, Pam Spangler of Sautee, Dr. Stephen Tilly of Toccoa, and Shirley Wilkinson of Cornelia.