Jackson EMC Foundation Board

The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization set up to represent the members of Jackson EMC and the funds collected through Operation Round Up® for charitable purposes. The mission of the foundation is to distribute money collected from Jackson EMC members through Operation Round Up to worthwhile, charitable purposes that will improve lives and respond to immediate needs within the counties where the cooperative provides electric service.

The following are the local community leaders serving on the board:

Banks County

Vicki Boling

Vicki Boling

Vicki Boling is a Banks County native. Along with her father, Boling manages several family businesses in Banks County, including Document Destruction Services, Inc. and Data Survival, Inc.; as well as Books with A'Peal in Cornelia. Her career also includes working in a variety of positions for various software companies, and 13 years serving as a group sales manager for Chateau Elan. She is a graduate of the Women’s College of Brenau University with a degree in Business Administration after graduating from Banks County High School. Boling is a graduate of Leadership Banks and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development.

Boling is the immediate past-president of the Banks County Rotary Club. She has been appointed to the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, where she also serves on the Workforce Development Board of Directors. She currently has served on the board of directors for The Tree House; is a member of the Banks County Republican Party; and the Banks County Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she served as a member of the Banks County 10-year Land Use Plan Advisory Group and on the Banks County Census Committee. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission named Boling the 2020 Appointed Official of the Year. She is a member of Charity Baptist Church in Homer.

Barrow County

Kenneth Lumpkin

Kenneth Lumpkin

Kenneth Lumpkin is a Winder native with 25 years of community banking experience. During his career he has held banking positions with Newton Federal Bank, The Peoples Bank, Regions Bank and NationsBank. He graduated from the University of West Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and the University of Maryland University College with an MBA, and from Liberty University with a Masters Degree in Theological Studies. He is also a graduate of Leadership Georgia.

Lumpkin serves as a board member for the Barrow County Board of Education. He is a former board member of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia Leadership Division, President of the Brotherhood Club, Inc., and Deacon and Church Administrator of White Oak Spring Missionary Baptist Church, and past-chairman of the Arts Association of Newton County. Previously, he served on the Athens-Clarke County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; was a Founding Member of the Brad Akins YMCA of Winder, and former Board Chairman; was Board Chairman of the Barrow Community Hospital; was a Founding Member of the Barrow Glenwood Community and Historic Education Foundation; and former member of the Barrow County Schools Committee For Educational Excellence. He received the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award and Community Service Award.

Clarke County

Mark Sizemore

Chief Mark Sizemore

Mark Sizemore is a retired police chief who served in the Athens community for 35 years. Sizemore started his law enforcement career at the City of Athens Police Department and remained with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department following consolidation of the city and county governments. Prior to retirement, Sizemore served as chief of police at the Clarke County School District.

Sizemore has been a resident of Athens for nearly 40 years, after coming to Athens to attend the University of Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a B.A. in criminal justice; Columbus State University, with a Masters of Public Administration; and the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy (FBINA) 196th session. He has served on the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Pension Board as well as the county’s Charity Drive Committee. In addition, he is active at the Beech Haven Baptist Church, where he serves in several capacities. He and his wife, Toni, have four children and four grandchildren.

Gwinnett County

Beauty Baldwin

Beauty Baldwin

Beauty Baldwin is a Gwinnett County resident. Baldwin is a former administrator of Hopewell Christian Academy and is a retired superintendent of Buford City Schools.

Baldwin's community involvement includes United Way, Chair of the Norcross Prototype; Northeast Council of Boy Scouts of America; Gwinnett Rotary Club, chair of Youth Activities; Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections; Georgia Health Planning Review Board 2001 (appointed by the Governor); Gwinnett Foundation, chair of Grants Committee; Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors; Georgia Council of Adult Literacy; Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, 1997 chair; American Red Cross, Gwinnett Service Center Advisory Board; Hopewell Baptist Church, chair of Finance Committee; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., (Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter) chair 1998-present; Human Relations Advisory Council for Gwinnett County Schools, co-chair; and Gwinnett Children Shelter Advisory Board Member.

In addition, her recent awards of recognition include Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter (Alpha Kappa Alpha) "Woman of the Year" Award, 1997; Women Community Leaders Heroines of Distinction Award, 1999 (Alpha Kappa Alpha); Georgia School Superintendent Distinguished Service Award, 2000; Educator of the Year, 1999; and National Association of University Women-Metro Atlanta Branch "Women With Wings Award," 2001.

Hall County

Christy Moore

Christy Moore

Christy Moore, a Gainesville native, has worked in community health for over 20 years. In her role, she directs the system-wide community health improvement plan working alongside employees, administration and community partners. This includes oversight of regional community health needs assessments, resulting implementation plans and community benefit reporting for all hospital affiliates. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with concentration in healthcare management from Brenau University. She is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of South Hall County, sustainer in the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Good News Clinics, the Jackson EMC Foundation, and Hall County Family Connection. She is a graduate of Leadership GHA (Georgia Hospital Association), Leadership Hall County, and was recently awarded a Silver Shovel Award by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.

Phillippa Lewis Moss

​Phillippa Lewis Moss

​Phillippa Lewis Moss is the Director of the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center. The Community Service Center is a jointly supported agency of the City of Gainesville and Hall County that has been in operation for over three decades. During this time, the center has been home to Meals on Wheels, Senior Life Center, Hall Area Transit Community Outreach, Center for Family Prosperity, Counseling & Psychotherapy, Parenting Education and more.

Moss’ educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California Irvine, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University. She is a registered mediator with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and leads racial equity conversations across the southeast. She is also the Administrative Director for the Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging, a member of the Gainesville Kiwanis Club and serves on several boards to include Salvation Army, Jackson EMC Foundation, Hall County Family Connections Network, United Way, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Board and the Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce. She resides in Suwanee with her husband and son.

Jackson County

Rosa Crescenti

Rosa Crescenti is the owner and CEO of AtWork Personnel Services, a staffing company serving Jackson, Barrow and Gwinnett counties. Her career also includes 12 years of experience in international sales.

Crescenti is a graduate of the Universidad de Lima, Peru, with a degree in Mass Communication. She is a graduate of the Leadership Jackson program through the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

She currently serves on the Treehouse Board of Directors and is a mentor with Heirborn Servants. She is an active member of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. She is also active in the Foothills of Georgia chapter of SHRM.

Joel Harbin

Joel Harbin

Joel Harbin, founding partner/owner of Harmony Insurance Partners, Inc. in Braselton, is a graduate of Piedmont College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Prior to opening Harmony Insurance Partners, Inc. in 2017, Harbin owned an insurance agency in Jefferson for over 12 years. His previous industry experience includes working as a Product Analyst, Claims Analyst, and Business Development Manager in the metro Atlanta area.

A resident of Jackson County for more than 30 years, Harbin is a member, and Past President, of the Rotary Club of Jefferson and an active member of the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as a member of the Downtown Development Authority of Jefferson, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County Board of Directors, and the Jefferson Area Business Association. Professionally, he is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia and a Past President of the Athens Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Madison County

Allen McCannon

Allen McCannon

Allen McCannon, a Madison County native, has 32 years of experience in public education, mostly in Madison County, where he served as a teacher or principal at the elementary, middle or high school levels. McCannon served as assistant or associate superintendent of Madison County Schools before being named superintendent in 2011, from which he retired in 2018. Additionally, McCannon worked for the Thomaston City Schools and Foothills Charter Education High School. McCannon joined Raymond James in 2018 as a vice president in the Georgia education finance division.

McCannon graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1987, where he received both masters and specialist in education degrees. In 2010, he received his doctorate in educational leadership from Bethel University. He was named a finalist in 2016 and 2017 for the Georgia Superintendent of the Year award. He served as the chairman for the Charter System Foundation from 2016-2018 and was named Citizen of the Year by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce twice. McCannon has received the Georgia School Superintendent Association’s President’s Award for Superintendents and was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He is the proud father of Andrew and Gavin McCannon

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