Who We Are

  • We are a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation operating as a public charity in Cobb County, Georgia
  • We are an alliance of individuals and organizations representing public and private business, civic, education, faith, government, healthcare, judicial, law enforcement, media, non-profit, parent, and youth sectors of the Cobb County community
  • If you live or work in Cobb County – we are your neighbors, co-workers, friends and/or community leaders
  • We are supported by a Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors

Dr. Patti Agatston – Counselor/Consultant, Cobb County School District Prevention Intervention Center

Irene Barton – District 9 Director, Georgia PTA
Bonnie Brand – Parent and Community Activist
Karelis C. Ferrer – Latino Outreach Coordinator, YWCA of Northwest Georgia
Pat Giuliani – Officer, National Families In Action
Annette Hughes – CEO, Social Concepts & Developments Services (SCADS)
Chad Husted – Director of Business Development, Ridgeview Institute
Laura Searcy – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Keith Stephens– Sergeant, Cobb County Sheriff’s Office
Cathy Wendholt-McDade – District Healthy Behaviors Director, Cobb and Douglas Public Health

Strategy Team Leaders

Education:

Irene Barton

Enforcement:

Sgt. Keith Stephens

Policy:

Justin O’Dell

Youth:

Kysha Parker