Staff & Board

Our experienced and professional staff is passionate about helping you get the information and data you need to do business here in Athens. Here is who you can expect to work with as you begin to explore our community.

Joanie Ahlers
Joanie Ahlers
Executive Director
Valerie Franklin
Valerie Franklin
Office Manager
John Trent
John Trent
President
Danny Tidmore
Danny Tidmore
Director
Randy Jones
Randy Jones
Vice-President
Mark "Boog" Ferrell
Board Member
Joe Mike Murphy
Board Member
Donna Meredith
Donna Meredith
Secretary
Cliff Bomer
Cliff Bomer
Treasurer