Board Members

Executive Committee

Max Crook, Chair

Suannah Maddux, Chair-Elect

Pat Muse, Treasurer

Blake Lisenby, Counsel

Steven Fulbright, Events Committee Chair

Marguerite Parker, Cottage/Education Committee Chair

Stephanie Woods Miller, Preservation Committee Chair

Ryan Griffin, Immediate Past Chair & Membership Committee Chair

Trustees

Marlon Baldwin

Rob Betzel

Jean Bragg

Curtis Brewer

James Caldwell

Lesley Clarke

John Fox

Steven Fulbright

Dr. Cameron Garvin

Jordan Griffith

Vickie Hertwig

Chris Howard

Susan Knight

George McCommon

Gerri McCord

Kay McKenna

Alex Morrison

Joe Saturna

Ruth Sykes

Lally Weaver

Wanda West

Andrea Williford

 

 

Committees

Board of Trustees and Finance Committee

Max Crook, Chair of the Board • Ethiel Garlington, Staff (egarlington@historicmacon.org)

First Tuesday of June, August, October, December, February, and April • 5:30pm at 338 Poplar St. 

  • Approves acquisition of all property
  • Approves annual work-plan and strategic planning decisions
  • Suggests cost-savings and efficiencies
  • Fundraises for the organization
  • Volunteers to staff board committees

Finance and Executive Committees

Max Crook, Chair of the Board • Pat Muse, Treasurer & Finance Chair • Ethiel Garlington, Staff (egarlington@historicmacon.org)

First Tuesday of July, September, November, January and March • 5:30 pm at 338 Poplar St.

  • Creates and approves annual budget
  • Approves annual work-plan and strategic planning decisions
  • Suggests cost-savings and efficiencies
  • Fundraises for the organization

Preservation Committee

Stephaniw Woods Miller, Chair • Sabrinna Cox, Staff (scox@historicmacon.org)         

Second Thursday of every month • 5:30 pm at various locations

Events Committee

Steven Fulbright, Chair • Rachelle Wilson, Staff (rwilson@historicmacon.org)

Third Tuesday of every month • 5:30 pm at 338 Poplar St.

  • Plans and executes preservation-based fundraising events
  • Staffs fundraising events
  • Events include the annual Flea Market, Design, Wine and Dine, the Patrons’ Party, special event fundraisers, and others

Membership Committee

Ryan Griffin, Chair • Trish Whitley, Staff (twhitley@historicmacon.org)

First Monday of every month • 5:30 pm at 338 Poplar St.

  • Manages Historic Macon’s small-donor personal and Preservation Partner programs
  • Retains current members and recruits new members
  • Cultivates higher levels of giving from current members

Cottage/Education Committee

Marguerite Parker, Chair • Caity Hungate, Staff (chungate@historicmacon.org)

Second Tuesday of every month • 12 pm at the Sidney Lanier Cottage

  • Curates and manages the Sidney Lanier Cottage, collections and gardens
  • Plans and executes Sidney’s Salons and other events highlighting preservation efforts and the history of Macon
  • Raises funds to support the upkeep of the Cottage
  • Raises funds for the maintenance, restoration and improvement of Historic Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Researches, interprets and shares the history of the Cemetery
  • Maintains, updates and implements the master plan for Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Conducts Rose Hill Rambles, clean-up days and other events