The Leadership Cabinet consists of twelve to fifteen Georgia College undergraduate students in good academic standing within a degree-granting program of the university. They represent the four colleges of the university, and membership of the cabinet is broadly inclusive of the university’s academic profile and diverse student body.
Lewis Barr is a third-year student studying biology. He works at Georgia College's Learning Center as a supplemental instruction leader, where he facilitates study sessions and provides support in biology and chemistry. Following his graduation from Georgia College, Mr. Barr plans to pursue graduate study in the sciences.
Katelyn Bennett is an honors student from Carrollton, pursuing a nursing degree. She is a member of the Georgia Education Mentorship Program, as well as the Georgia College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa and the Council of Student Ambassadors. An alumna of the Leadership Certificate Program, she has cultivated a passion for rural healthcare and equity of healthcare access. She currently serves as public service assistant in the Office of Leadership Programs. After graduation from Georgia College, she hopes to serve as a nurse, providing care to rural populations.
Mary Dugan is a senior psychology major from Decatur, Georgia. She is an alumna of the Georgia Education Mentorship (GEM) Program as well as Georgia College's Leadership Certificate Program. She conducts research for the psychophysiology lab. After graduation, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in public health or clinical psychology.
Annabelle Erb is in her second year of studying Early Childhood Education as an honors student. She is a member of the Leadership Certificate Program and the Council of Student Ambassadors, both of which have taught her valuable skills in leadership and communication. Additionally, she is a member of GC Best Buddies, a service organization that hosts monthly events for adults in the community with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Chantel LaFleur, a senior nursing major from Guyton, Georgia, has a passion for serving members in the community. At Georgia College, she is a member of the Council of Student Ambassadors, the vice president of Circle K, and president of her nursing cohort. Her roles in these organizations have allowed her to make a direct impact in the community. She enjoys meeting individuals of different cultures and backgrounds through travel and hopes to continue exploring throughout her lifetime. After graduating, Chantel aspires to pursue nursing, providing care for individuals who do not have the ability or resources to do so themselves.
Kendyl Lewis is a junior honors student studying Economics and Psychology. She is a member of the Georgia Education Mentorship Program and is an alumna of the Leadership Certificate Program. Ms. Lewis is founder and president of the hunger-fighting organization Swipe Out Hunger. She also serves as president of Georgia College's Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honors society. Ms. Lewis plans to pursue a graduate degree in public policy and to pursue a career in public service.
Julia Lopez is a senior honors student. He currently is a member of the Georgia Education Mentorship Program and is an alumnus of the Leadership Certificate Program. Mr. Lopez serves as president of Eta Sigma Alpha, Georgia College's Honors Student Association; as vice president of Swipe Out Hunger, a hunger-fighting organization; and as vice president of Georgia College's Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honors society. He has a passion for social work and business management. After graduation from Georgia College, Mr. Lopez plans to pursue a degree in business administration and to serve as a nonprofit consultant.
Emma Grace Parry is a third-year honors student from Griffin, Georgia. Ms. Parry plans to earn degrees in Mass Communication and French. She is a member of the 2019-20 Georgia Education Mentorship cohort and serves as strategic communications coordinator for the Office of Leadership Programs. Ms. Parry is the president of Bobcat Studios, GC’s film and media production company. She is also a member of the French Club and Delta Gamma.
Remy Tillman is a Junior Early Childhood Education major from Acworth, Georgia. At Georgia College, she serves as vice president of the Early Childhood Education Cohort and is an alumnus of the Emerging Leaders Program and the Leadership Certificate Program. She has a passion for educating children and aspires to be an elementary school teacher.
A senior economics major from Norcross, Georgia, Cam Watts is an aspiring social entrepreneur with a passion for building inclusive communities. Mr. Watts has demonstrated that passion at Georgia College by serving as the chairman of the Student Government's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, teaching as a Diversity Peer Educator, and volunteering with the GC Early College. His proudest accomplishment is the founding of Georgia's first rural behavioral economic consulting group, the GC Nudge Unit, which supports local organizations serving the Milledgeville community. Upon graduation from Georgia College in May 2020, Watts hopes to continue learning, serving, and building a better future for our communities.
- Advises the director on (a) leadership initiatives at Georgia College and (b) the office’s curricular and programmatic offerings.
- Advises on strategic initiatives and external partnerships for Georgia College and the Office of Leadership Programs.
- Advises on governance when, at the discretion of the director, undergraduate representation is appropriate and in compliance with University statute and Board of Regents policy.
- Advises the director on creating an inclusive environment for all Georgia College students to pursue their professional and scholarly leadership interests.
- Gathers data from key stakeholders, including Georgia College students, faculty, and alumni, as well as citizens and community leaders.
- Represents Georgia College and the Office of Leadership Programs when asked to do so by the director.