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EVA Board of Directors

Officers

Chair -David Payne – Emory
Vice chair – George Bacso -rise n dine
Secretary – Mason Rainey – Emory
Treasurer – vacant

Board members representing the residents of Druid Hills
Lois Berthaume
Becky Evans
Mary Eccard
Mark Goldman
Marlene Goldman
Bill Gryboski
Mark Herold
Todd Hill
Jay Johnson
David Moore
Cynthia Tauxe
Jean Welsh

Board members representing Emory Village
Alex Jones –Keba 
Stuart Meddin – Emory Village property owner
Shane Mixon – Owner of Saba Restaurant
Priscilla Velasquez – Barnes and Noble
Russ Yates – Slice & Pint

Advisory Board Members
Kathie Gannon – DeKalb County Commissioner
Nathan Hartman-Attorney
Perry Mitchell – Druid Hills Resident
Jimmy Powell – Emory University
Sally Sears Belcher – Druid Hills Resident
Clarke Weeks – Druid Hills Resident

EVA Committees/Members

All committees need and welcome volunteer participation.

Executive Committee

This committee is authorized to make decisions on behalf of the Board when necessary. It is also responsible for Board operations and finance.

David Payne – Chair
Todd Hill –Immediate Past Chair
George Bacso – Vice chair
Vacant – Treasurer
Mason Rainey –Secretary
Stuart Meddin – Former Chair

Communications/Community Building Committee

Charged with communication with our stakeholders and broader audiences as needed and with community building. It organizes the Alliance’s efforts in gathering input from stakeholders and in nurturing community spirit by sponsoring events in the Village

Marlene Goldman – co-chair
David Payne – co-chair
Leah Antoniazzi
George Bacso
Sally Sears Belcher
Becky Evans
Alex Jones
Shane Mixon
Perry Mitchell

Plaza Committee

This group developed and oversees the Emory Village Plaza.

Todd Hill –chair
Bill Gryboski
Jen Fabrick
Mark Goldman
Jimmy Powell
Cynthia Tauxe

Fundraising Committee

Lois Berthaume
Sally Sears Belcher
Becky Evans
Marlene Goldman
Shane Mixon
Clarke Weeks

Project Management and Zoning/Design Guidelines Committee

This committee spearheaded development of the revitalization plan for Emory Village and remains abreast of the various design, engineering, and construction efforts underway monitoring progress and facilitating communication among those providing services and resources where needed.

Cynthia Tauxe – chair
Jen Fabrick
Mark Goldman
Todd Hill
Stuart Meddin

Greenspace Committee


Sally Sears Belcher – Chair
Becky Evans
David Payne
Paul Weathersby (community member)
Clarke Weeks

Parking and Transportation Committee


George Bacso- Chair
Lois Berthaume
Stuart Meddin
Cynthia Tauxe

Village Maintenance Committee 


Bill Gryboski – Chair
Mark Goldman
Nathan Hartman
Lois Berthaume