Board of Directors

The Advantage Behavioral Health System's Board

Advantage's Community Service Board Membership is made up of representatives from each of the 10 counties served by Advantage in the Northeast Georgia Region.  Representatives are appointed by the local governing authority within each county.  General Board Membership is held for a four year duration.  Board Officer positions are held for a three year duration.

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems Board Meeting's are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. These meetings are held at 250 Bray Street, Athens, GA 30601 in the Director's Conference Room.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,  Advantage Behavioral Health will be holding bi-monthly Board Meetings virtually on the last Tuesday of the designated month at 4:00pm. If the public is interested in attending the meeting or acquiring the meeting schedule  please email Laura Alexander  or Tammy Dalton to receive further information.

To view the minutes from past board meetings please click here.


For those interested in the Community Service Board recruitment process, please click here.

Board Member Patti Knick

Patti Knick
Board Member
Jackson County
Term Expiration: 2/2022

Board Member Kevin Poe

Kevin Poe
Vice Chairman
Board Member
Jackson County

Board Member Reginald Hunter









Reginald Hunter
Board Member
Madison County
Term Expiration: 6/2021

Board Member Frusanna Hayes
 
Frusanna Hayes
Board Member
Morgan County
Term Expiration:  12/2022
 

Board Member Chuck Hunt
 
Chuck Hunt
Secretary
Oconee County
Term Expiration: 11/2020

Board Member David Kidd
 
David Kidd
Chairman
Oglethorpe County
Term Expiration:  11/2020
 

Board Member Jerry NeSmith
   
Jerry NeSmith
Board Member
Athens-Clarke County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Sweat
Board Member
Athens-Clarke County
Term Expiration: 8/2022
 

Missing Photo of Board Member Mary Lay

  Dr. Frankie Hill
  Board Member
  Barrow County
  Term Expiration: 3/2022

 

Laura Evans
Board Member
Elbert County
Term Expiration: 

Board Member Penny Shirley
 
Penny Shirley
Board Member
Walton County
Term Expiration: 6/2021

Board Member Vacancy
 
Vacant
Board Member
Walton County
Term Expiration:

Board Member Vacancy
 
      Amber Simms
      Board Member
      Greene County
      Term Expiration: 1/2021