Board Of Directors

CCWSA is governed by a seven person board of directors.  The service area of CCWSA is divided into districts and the Board members represent the district for which they are selected.  Board members must be a customer of CCWSA.  Six of the seven board members are chosen by vote of the Grand Jury of Cherokee County.  These directors serve four year terms and there is a term limit of two consecutive terms (8 years).  The seventh board member is the Chairman of the Cherokee County Commissioners.

Candidates for consideration as Board members make application directly to the Grand Jury.  The Grand Jury bases its decision on the resumes of and interviews with the candidates.  The CCWSA Board of Directors makes decisions about water and sanitary sewer services for it’s customers based on need and economic viability.

Gary Winchester … Chair, Post 4
  • Retired from EMC Corporation as Advisory Systems Engineer
Eric Wilmarth … Vice Chair, Post 1
  • City Manager, City of Ball Ground
  • Retired Military
Doug Dabbs … Secretary, City Representative
  • Sales Executive; United Country Talking Rock Realty
Lisa Woodruff … Post 2
  • Realtor, Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage/Woodruff Property Group
Harry Johnston … Commission Ex Officio
  • Chair, Cherokee County Board of Commissioners
  • Board Member of Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Board Member of Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District
  • Board Member of Cherokee County Board of Health
  • Board Member of ACCG/GebCorp Defined Benefit Pension Board
Nancy Martin … Post 3
  • Retired from City of Marietta & Marietta Board of Lights & Water as Director of Personnel & Risk Management
Barry Mansell … At Large
  • Retired from Bell South as Vice President of Human Resources BAPCO
  • Owner & Manager of Rental Property & Farm