(ATLANTA) – White County Commission Chairman Travis Turner has been elected Chairman of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors. The position is effective January first. The selection of Turner as chairman and George McIntosh, McIntosh is a semi-retired builder and developer in southwest Georgia, as Vice Chairman was made by the board on November 9th.
Turner—a lifelong White County resident—was elected chairman of the White County board of commissioners in 2009. He represents the White County board of commissioners on the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission. Turner serves as vice chairman of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia’s Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund board of trustees. He is a former member of the State Workforce Investment Board.
“I am honored to serve the citizens of Georgia as GEFA chairman and would like to acknowledge Mayor Boyd Austin for his strong leadership as chairman over the last term,” said Turner. “I hope to continue Boyd’s leadership.”