Education

Board of Directors


James B. Langford, Jr.
Calhoun, Georgia

jlangford@filecontrol.com

President and Founder.  Currently also President, FC Solutions, Inc.; 
BA University of Georga, MBA Harvard; Past president, Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists; past president, the Society for Georgia Archaeology; member, Board of Councilors, the Carter Presidential Center; appointed by the governor of Georgia to the Board of Natural Resources. Author and co-author of several publications related to the pre-European cultures of Northwest Georgia.


William T. Schwendler, Jr.
Dunwoody, Georgia


Board Member and Treasurer. Chairman of the Board, Interfaith Outreach Home, Inc., Atlanta's largest transitional home for two-parent homeless families; BA Princeton, MBA Harvard; founder and past president, the Solar Energy Association of Georgia; founder and former CEO of Grumman Corporation's environmental management subsidiary; former manager of corporate development, Grumman Corporation; former CEO and director, Air Quality Management- an environmental service company.


Dr. David Hally
Athens, Georgia


Board Member.  Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Georgia;
BA Dartmouth University, PhD Harvard; Managing Editor, Early Georgia; Fellow, American Anthropological Association; member, Society for American Archaeology; member, Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologist. Author of a number of books and academic articles related to the pre-European history of American Indian cultures in the Southeastern United States.


Dr. Sarah Hill
Atlanta, Georgia


Board Member.  Guest Curator, The Atlanta Historical Society and History Center, "Native Lands: Indians in Georgia;" PhD Emory University; consultant, Mckissick Museum, Columbia, S.C.; consultant, Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative, Cherokee, N.C. Author of several books and academic articles related to Cherokee Indian artistic crafts and history.


Dr. Carmaleta Monteith
Cherokee, North Carolina


Board Member.  Past Dean of Studies and Dean of Faculty, The Marist School of Atlanta; BS Western Carolina University, MEd and PhD Emory University; past member, National "Trail of Tears" Advisory Council of the National Park Service; past president, North American Indian Women's Association; founder and past president, Atlanta Area American Indian Center; co-chair, Governor's Council on Human Relations- Committee on Native American Affairs; enrolled member, Eastern Band of Cherokees. Author of various articles related to Cherokee Indian life and history. Active in many national and local American Indian organizations.


Jerry D. Porter
Calhoun, Georgia


Board Member.  President, Lee Graphics, Inc., headquartered in Dalton, Georgia; BA Vanderbilt University; MBA Northwestern University; Board member of Gordon County Habitat for Humanity; Executive Committee member of Printing Industry Association of Georgia; landowner in Coosawattee River Valley; father of two elementary school children, both active in Foundation educational programs.


Dr. John E. Worth
Cape Coral, Florida
jeworth@aol.com

Board Member.  Coordinator of Research Programs and Services, Randell Research Center at Pineland, Florida Museum of Natural History; AB/MA, University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Florida; past director of programs at the Coosawattee Foundation; past president of the Society for Georgia Archaeology; past member, Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns; past member, National Register of Historic Places Review Board, Georgia DNR; member, Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists.  Author of a number of articles and books related to the archaeology and ethnohistory of Native American chiefdoms in Georgia and Florida, especially focusing on the era of Spanish exploration, missionization, and colonization.


 

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