Board of Directors

Kathy Calhoun - Club Members Chair

Education:

Education Specialist Degree

Employment:

Retired School Psychologist

Other Organizations Involved with:

Georgia Association of School Psychologist

Georgia Education Association

National Education Association

Hobbies: Walking, traveling, & reading

Jane Christian - President

Education:

Bachelor of Science: Elementary and Special Education (Boston University)

Master of Education: School Psychometry (Georgia Southern College)

Education Specialist: Special Education Administration (Georgia Southern University)

Employment:

Glynn County Schools - Special Education Teacher

Glynn County Schools - Special Education Coordinator

Glynn County Schools - Director of Special Education

Other Organizations Involved with:

Special Olympics Coastal Georgia

Coastal Coalition for Children

United Way of Coastal Georgia

Volunteer Academic Tutor

Shepherds for Senior's

Hobbies: Bike riding, walking, gardening, & reading

Rhonda Diggs - Activities Coordinator

Education:

Associates of Arts in Psychology (Georgia Military College)

Employment:

Activities Coordinator for SOAR

Other Organizations Involved with:

Program Coordinator for Special Olympics of Coastal Georgia

Greater Works Ministries

Hobbies: Traveling, reading, coloring, & couponing

Ellen Goldberg - Fundraising Chair

Education:

Sociology Major at Valdosta State College

Employment: 

Coastal HomeCare Services (Former Executive Director of Operations)

Consultant to Business Operations, Coastal HomeCare Services

Other Organizations Involved with:

Alzheimer’s Association

American Heart Association

Temple Beth Elohim

Garden Club

Sapelo Hammock Golf Association

Chamber of Commerce McIntosh County

Hobbies: Gardening, golf, walking, & bike riding

Pat Jenkins - Events Co-Chair

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Education (University of Georgia)

Master of Education (Georgia College & State University)

Employment:

Glynn County Schools – Special Education and Administration

Other Organizations Involved with:

Grace House (Board of Directors Secretary)

St Simons Christian School (education consultant)

Remedy Project (Addiction Counselor)

JAPI Haiti Ministries Ambassador

Hobbies: Grandchildren

Jan La Boone - Public Relations Chair

Education:

Bachelor of Science Speech Pathology and Audiology (Clarion State College)

Master of Education Speech Pathology (Armstrong State College)

Doctor of Educational Leadership (Nova Southeastern University)

Employment:

Wayne County School System- Speech Pathologist

Long County School System – Speech Pathologist

Long County School System – Assistant Superintendent

Georgia Learning Resources System – Director

Other Organization Involved with:

St William Council of Catholic Women (president)

Savannah Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (past president)

Helping Hugs for Haiti (Board Member)

Hobbies: Bike riding, reading, writing, singing, playing (violin, guitar and bodhran), & Tai Chi

Bev Latvala - Treasurer

Education:

Bachelor of Arts (North Carolina State University)

Employment:

Self employed CPA

Other Organizations Involved with:

Girls on the Run of the Golden Isles

Hobbies: Running, reading, & traveling

Charlotte Lawson - Secretary

Education:

Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education (University of Georgia)

Master of Education (University of Georgia)

Leadership Certificate (Georgia Southern University)

Employment:

White County Schools – Teacher (Cleveland, GA)

Hart County Schools – Special Education Teacher (Hartwell, GA)

Calexico Unified School District – Teacher (Calexico, California)

Glynn County Schools – Teacher

Glynn County Schools – Staff Development Instructor

Glynn County Schools – Instructional Coach

Glynn County Schools – Director of Professional Learning

Hobbies: Traveling, reading, walking, & spending time with grandson

Jayne Monroe - Community Partners Chair

Education:

Bachelor of Science (West Virginia Wesleyan College)

Employment:

Summit County Board of Mental Retardation – Teacher (Akron, Ohio)

Pleasant Hill Developmental Center – Teacher (Marshalltown, Iowa)

Court Appointed Special Advocates – Advocate Coordinator (Brunswick, GA)

Other Organizations Involved with:

Wesley United Methodist Church

Mentor at Goodyear Elementary

Hobbies: Traveling, reading, & tennis

Doreen Sigman - Events Co-Chair

Education:

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education (Lebanon Valley College)

Master of Education Middle Grades (Georgia Southern University)

Educational Specialist K – 8 (Georgia Southern University)

Employment:

Brantley County Schools – Teacher

Glynn County Schools – Teacher,

Glynn County Schools – Teacher Support Specialist, CRCT prep,

Student Teacher Supervisor, Substitute Teacher

Jubilee School (Jubilee Blanc, Haiti) School Founder and Developer for 100 students

21st Century Schools Project Manager

Other Organizations Involved with

Girl Scouts of America (Leader)

Children’s State Production (Director)

Children’s Church Choir (Director)

Foster Parent

CASA

Faith Bridge Foster Care

Young Adults Home Group Leader

Morningstar Children and Family Services (Board)

Sweet Georgia Sips (CFO)

Colonial Dames XVII Century (President)