County Boards

If you are interested in serving on a Board, please contact Melissa Hannah, County Clerk, for more information on openings.

**Board meeting times & locations are subject to change**

All County Board meetings are open to the public.

Click blue links to access meeting agendas & minutes.

*Updated January 2017*

 

 

  1. Department of Family and Children Services (5-year terms/staggered basis)

    Meetings:  Last Friday of every month at 2:00p.m. (Exception: November and December Meetings are Combined in Early December)

    Location:  Fort Oglethorpe City Hall – Department of Family and Children Services

    Compensation:  None

    Members:

  • Chris Lyons – Term - 6/30/22
  • Delaine Hunter – Term Ends -6/30/22
  • Ricky Kittle – Term – 7/1/09-6/30/19
  • Suzanne Chovanec – 7/1/15 – 6/30/20
  • Bobby Fleck – 6/30/22

 

  1. Development Authority (4-year terms)

    Meetings:  Second Tuesday of every month at 4:00p.m.

    Location:  Administration Building

    Compensation: Based on attendance.  $50 per meeting – Chair/Vice- Chair/ Treasurer: $100 per meeting

    Members:

  • Chairman Rick Partain- January 17, 2017- January 17, 2021
  • Vice Chairman Michael Signiski- January 17, 2017- January 17, 2021
  • Stephanie Dickert – Term – 11/25/14-11/25/2018
  • Charles Lancaster – Term – 12/31/22
  • Ray Johnson – Term – 12/31/22
  • Lisa Headrick- January 17, 2017- January 17, 2021
  • Tammy Cole- January 17, 2017- January 17, 2021

 

  1. E-911 Advisory Board

    Meetings:  Second Thursday of every month at 9:30a.m.

    Location:  Shirley Smith Learning Center

    Compensation: None

    Members:

  • Sheriff of Catoosa County
  • Chief of Police Ringgold
  • Chief of Police of Ft. Oglethorpe
  • Chief of Catoosa County Fire and Rescue
  • Chief of Fort Oglethorpe Fire Department
  • Director of Emergency Medical Services of Catoosa County
  • Director of Hutcheson Medical Center Emergency Medical Services (or designee)
  • Representative from Catoosa County Board of Commissioners
  • Catoosa County EMA Director   
  • Citizen Representative: James Spurling 

 

  1. Elections and Registration (appointments by Democratic & Republican Parties of Catoosa County, and Probate Judge)

    Meetings:  Second Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m.

    Location:  Freedom Center, 5238 Evitt Street, Ringgold, GA

    Compensation: $150 per meeting

    Members:

  • Howard Long (Democrat) – 4-year term Expires 12/31/21
  • Phil Langston (Republican) – 4-year term Expires 12/31/21
  • (C) Ricky Kittle (Republican) – 4-year term Expires 12/31/19
  • Nina Crawford (Democrat) – 4-year term Expires 12/31/19
  • Ron McKelvy (Independent) – 4-year term Expires 12/31/19

 

          Library Board of Trustees (4-year terms)

  1. Meetings:  Quarterly – First Thursday of the month at 5:30p.m.

    Location:  Catoosa County Library at Benton Place Campus

    Compensation: None

    Members:

  • Shirley Smith  – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Sarah Hutelin – Term Expires 6/30/20
  • A’Lisa Ratledge – Term Expires 6/30/22
  • Sharon Anderson  – Term Expires 6/30/21

 

  1. Lookout Mountain Community Services (2 Board member from Catoosa County; 2-year term)

    Meetings: Second Tuesday of even numbered months at 5:30p.m.

    Location:  Varies from time to time among Administrative Office in Lafayette and outpatient clinics and programs of Lookout Community Services.

    Compensation: None

    Members:

  • Clarence Crump – Term – 6/30/20
  • Vicki Johnson – Term – 6/30/19
  • Vanita Hullender – Elected Official Representative

 

  1. Alcoholic Beverage Commission (4-Year Terms)

    Meetings:  Third Tuesday of every month at 8:30 a.m.

    Location:  Administration Building

    Compensation: Members are Paid $100 Monthly Based on Attendance

    Members:

  • Post 1 – Yvonne Morgan – Term End 1/1/23
  • Post 2 – Rick Huggins – Term End 1/1/23
  • Post 3 – Benjamin Scott – Term End 1/1/21
  • Post 4 – Ernest Pursley – Term End 1/1/21
  • Post 5 – Lewis Garrett – Term End 1/1/21

 

  1. Planning Commission (3-year terms)

    Meetings:  Fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00p.m.

    Location:  Administration Building

    Compensation:  Based on Attendance - Chairman is Paid $175 Per Meeting; Vice-Chairman is Paid $150 Per Meeting; Other Members are Paid $125 Per Meeting

    Members:

  • Wayne Sturdivan - January 17, 2017- January 17, 2020
  • Kenneth Dodd – Term – 12/31/20
  • Jerry Hawthorne – Term – 12/31/20
  • Jeff Fava – Term Expires -12/31/21
  • Mike Sholl – School Representative
  • Wanda Lynn Garrett - Term - 12/31/21

 

 

  1. Regional Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (2 representatives; 2-year terms)

    Meetings:  Third Thursday of the first month of each quarter at 2:00 p.m.

    Location:  Building 510 of Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital in Rome, office of Region I EMS

    Compensation: None

    Members:

  • Steve Quinn – Term – 1/1/21
  • Scott Radeker – Term – 1/1/20

 

  1. Tax Assessors (4-year terms)

    Meetings:  Third Tuesday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

    Location:  Tax Assessor’s Office

    Compensation: Members are Paid $250 Monthly Based on Attendance.  Chairman Receives $350 Monthly Based on Attendance.

    Members:

  • David Folkes – Term – 12/31/22
  • Mike Key – Term – 12/31/22
  • Ann Knight– Term – 1/1/16-12/31/19
  • Tony Henson – Term – 12/31/17- 12/31/20
  • James Clark – Term – 12/31/17- 12/31/20

 

 

          Northwest Georgia Regional Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Board (3-year terms)

  1. Meetings:  First Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m.

    Location:  Calhoun Library, 100 N. Park Avenue

    Members:

  • Denny Whitesel – Term – Term Ends -7/31/20
  • Delaine Hunter – Term – Term Ends -7/31/20

 

  1. Catoosa County Board of Health (Staggered Terms – 6 Years)

    Meetings:  Fourth Thursday of January, April, July, and October at 12:30 p.m.

    Location:  Catoosa County Health Department

    Members:

  • Commissioner Jim Cutler – No Term Set
  • Dr. Henry J. Baughman, III (Physician Appointed by County Commission – Dentist or Nurse if no Physician) – Term Expires – 12/31/23
  • Vanita Hullender  (Consumer Advocate – Appointed by County Commission) – Term Expires – 12/31/22
  • Joshua Paxton (Advocate for Needy, Underprivileged or Elderly – Appointed by County Commission) – Term Expires – 12/31/21
Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority (The JDA is a partnership between Catoosa, Chattooga, Walker and Dade County and is a publically funded economic development initiative.  More info at www.northwestgeorgia.us )

April 17, 2017 @ 12pm: Dade County Commission Building, 71 Case Avenue, Trenton, GA 30752

July 17, 2017 @ 12pm: (location TBD)

October 16, 2017 @ 12pm: (location TBD)

Catoosa County Board of Directors:

  • Rick Partain
  • Mike Signiski
 

Catoosa County Government  • 800 Lafayette Street • Ringgold, GA 30736 • Phone: 706-965-2500 • Fax: 706-935-3112 

 

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