Cherokee County Superior Court Judge Ellen McElyea of Canton and Pam Smith of East Point were nominated and approved by the Trustees in January and are preparing to take their seats on the board.
"With extensive professional backgrounds and immense talents in each of their fields, Smith
and McElyea will bring a new and welcomed perspective on helping the University continue to develop and grow in a positive direction," Hasty said.
Smith is the president of Smith Real Estate Services Inc., a real estate consulting firm in Atlanta she founded in 1984.
Since 1999, the firm has served as construction manager for several prominent projects in the Atlanta area, including the Lindbergh Transit Oriented Development, the Atlanta Public Schools Instruction and Administration Building, and the BellSouth Atlanta Lennox Park Metro Plan Project.
specializes in commercial investment real estate.
She is a state-certified general appraiser.
Outside of her
professional life, Smith
is involved with the community.
She serves on the board of directors of Community Life Concepts, a nonprofit supportive services organization for low income families.
She is also a member of the East Point Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners and the Board of Wellspring Living, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the issue of childhood sexual abuse and exploitation, through treatment, education and advocacy.
has one daughter and one grandson.
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