Marcus Head is a graduate University of Georgia with a PhD in Medical Microbiology. He has been with USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service for 18 years where he works as a microbiologist. Marcus is married with 2 wonderful children. He and his family are committed to serving their community and helping out those in need.
Kelly M. Laurine currently serves as President, R.K. Executive Consulting, LLC. In her role, Kelly oversees and engages in all services provided by the company to customers in the public and private sector to include: strategic planning, executive coaching, leadership development, business process improvement, communications, speechwriting, board development, and facilitation.
Kelly graduated cum lade from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, received in-depth training in conflict resolution and negotiation from Michigan State University, and is certified in basic mediation. She is resides in Watkinsville, Georgia with her husband, Dr. Robert H. Laurine, Jr, Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer for the University System of Georgia, her son Jack, daughter Annie and has two grown step-daughters Stephanie and Rebecca.
Jean Martin-Williams is a professor of music at UGA and also serves as Associate Dean in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. She performs regularly with the New York Pops Orchestra, the Georgia Woodwind Quintet, and the Georgia Brass Quintet. A native of Decatur, GA., Jean’s education was at the Manhattan School of Music, from which she was the first brass player to receive a doctoral degree. Dr. Martin-Williams is an active volunteer with the Interfaith Hospitality Network, has twice completed the 3-day 60 mile Breast Cancer walk, and has served on the Parents Advisory Board of the Athens Clarke County School District. She joined the Board in November 2017.