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Meet the Board

 

DAVID GODWIN
Chairman/At-Large

David Godwin began his third term in January 2018 as an at-large, or citywide, representative and is a successful loan officer with BankSouth Mortgage. He and his wife, Andrea, have four children: Hali, Emily, Josie, and Jack, all either graduates or current students of the school system. Mr. Godwin is active in Carrollton First United Methodist Church and has been involved in many youth organizations and activities. He also is an alumnus of the prestigious Leadership Georgia program, a member of the 2019 cohort.

 


 

KATIE WILLIAMS
Vice Chair/Ward Two

Katie Doyle Williams is serving her second consecutive term in office. A lifelong resident of Carrollton, Williams is an administrative assistant with a local law firm. She and her husband Brandon have a son and daughter, Reece and Mallory, who are students in the Carrollton City Schools System. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of West Georgia, and serves as a board member on UWG’s alumni association. She is a member of the Carrollton Upper Elementary School PTVO, is a Safe Routes to School representative, and also involved in the community as a Recreation cheerleader coach and is a member of Carrollton First United Methodist Church.


 

MELANIE McLENDON
Treasurer/At-Large

Mrs. Melanie McLendon, first appointed in June 2018, was elected unopposed to serve her first full term on the board beginning in January 2020. An insurance agent, the 1987 graduate of Carrollton High School and Mercer University alum has a long history of community involvement, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Carrollton City Schools Education Foundation for almost two decades, the CHS School Governance Team, and the CHS Athletic Booster Club. She and her husband, Chuck, have three sons who also are products of Carrollton City Schools. Mitch graduated in 2016 and following are Miles, Class of 2020, and Cam, Class of 2022.


 

GIL O'NEAL
Ward One

Gil O’Neal was appointed in March 2020 to finish out an unexpired term on the board. The 1976 graduate of Carrollton High School was an accomplished track star and football player who was inducted into the Trojan Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991. He also attended West Georgia College and is now in management as a general foreman with U-TEC, a contractor serving the Southern Company. He and his wife, the former Laretta Parks, have a blended family of two daughters and four sons, with five of the six also CHS graduates. The O’Neals have four grandchildren who attend Carrollton City Schools and a grandson who graduated last year. They are active members of Divine Connections International Ministries, a church in Carrollton...


 

JASON MOUNT
Ward Three

Dr. Jason Mount began his third consecutive term in January 2018 as the Ward Three representative. An emergency room physician at Tanner Medical Center, Dr. Mount and his wife, Heidi, have five children, all graduates or current students of Carrollton City Schools. He and his family moved to Carrollton in 2005 and since have been joined by his parents, his wife's parents and three of his siblings and their families. Dr. Mount also works throughout our region with Eagle Scouts and is working with youth at his church. He served as chairman of the board in 2018.
 


 

GREG SCHULENBURG
Ward Four

Greg Schulenburg began his first year of service on the board in 2020. The Carrollton High School alumnus is chief operating officer for Tanner Health System and possesses a broad business background that includes experience in the banking and information technology sectors. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he also serves on the Boys and Girls Club of Carroll County board, is an active member of Habitat for Humanity, and previously served on the Carrollton City Schools Education Foundation board. He and his wife Leanna have two children, Lilly, a 2018 CHS graduate, and Wright, Class of 2021.