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Executive Director

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity
Athens Area Habitat
532 Barber Street
Athens, Georgia 30601
United States

Company Description: Athens Area Habitat for Humanity, an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is an ecumenical, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Director, Athens Area Habitat
    Athens Area Habitat
  • and Georgia State House
    Athens Area Habitat
  • Executive Director
    Habitat
  • Small Business Owner, A Construction Manager, A Non-Profit Executive and A Member
    Georgia House of Representatives
  • State Representative House District 118
    Georgia House of Representatives
  • State Representative
    House

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Habitat
  • Founder
    Envirotech

Education

  • University of Georgia
132 Total References
Web References
Contact us - Habitat for Humanity of Georgia
www.habitatgeorgia.org, 11 Mar 2014 [cached]
Spencer Frye, Executive Director
Marcie McClellan | Stories That Matter | Page 2
marciemichellemcclellan.wordpress.com, 16 June 2013 [cached]
Denson and O'Looney reached the runoff by beating three other contenders: Charlie Maddox, Spencer Frye, and Glenn Stegall.
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Denson led with 34 percent of the vote, while O'Looney barely squeaked past Spencer Frye, chalking up 23 percent to his 21.
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"A lot of young people that were in the music industry thought that Spencer was the candidate for them," O'Looney said, referring Spencer Frye, executive director of Habitat for Humanity.
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"A lot of young people that were in the music industry thought that Spencer was the candidate for them," O'Looney said, referring Spencer Frye, executive director of Habitat for Humanity.
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Although Spencer Frye is mainly known as an affordable housing advocate, he says jobs trump housing as a remedy for poverty. Frye said he would focus on increasing local opportunities for college graduates, as well as jobs that don't require a college degree
"You have to make $19 an hour in order to buy the median home in Clarke County, said Frye.
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Spencer Frye noted that ACC's Environmental Coordinator position was vacant when the spill occurred in July, and emphasized the importance of filling it.
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Affordable housing executive Spencer Frye touted himself as an entrepreneur and family man. Frye discussed his small businesses, one in which he exported medical supplies to the Middle East, but said that he got out of the businesses because "I realized that someone could use those skills with volunteer organizations". He also shared his own experiences about living in Athens and raising a family here.
"I think we have a great quality of life here in Athens, and personally I feel like our neighborhoods give a lot of strength to our quality of life," said Frye. "We have a great opportunity to move Athens forward," said Frye.
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Spencer Frye said that affordable housing was not the magic bullet against poverty, but instead jobs were the answer. He said that he would focus on developing jobs for local college graduates, as well as jobs that would allow residents to comfortably live in Athens. "You have to make $19 an hour in order to buy the median home in Clarke County. So we have to get some jobs in that pays that," said Frye.
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Spencer Frye focused more on preventative measures. Frye suggested that filling the Environmental Coordinator position that was vacant during the July spill would rectify the problem.
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Home> Meetings> YPN Invades Buffalo's Cafe with Spencer Frye
YPN Invades Buffalo's Cafe with Spencer Frye YPN Invades Buffalo's Cafe with Spencer Frye
Join us on Thursday, February 7 at 6PM at Buffalo's Cafe to hear Spencer Frye tell us his story!
Spencer came to Athens 26 years ago as a college student. In 2012, he was elected to the House. While in Athens, he's been a small business owner, a construction manager, and a non-profit executive.
He has taught English in Haiti, helped to export American ambulances overseas, and co-founded Envirotech, a company that began by recapturing recyclable oil and which now operates globally.
But in 1999, Spencer felt called to begin working with Habitat for Humanity, to serve his home town by helping to provide more opportunities for his neighbors to work for a better standard of living, while improving the quality of life for everyone.
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After managing the construction program with Habitat for 7 years, Spencer assumed the responsibilities of executive director. Under his leadership, the Re-Store has doubled its sales, while Habitat has expanded its services to include installing handicap ramps, and providing emergency home repair and low-impact whole house recycling.
As a business owner and as executive director, Spencer Frye has met and worked with folks from all over the community, and successfully balanced the interests of citizens, private enterprise, and government.
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YPN Invades Buffalo's Cafe with Spencer Frye
Spencer Frye | Georgia State Representative District 118 - About Spencer
www.spencerfrye.com, 12 Nov 2012 [cached]
Spencer Frye for State House 118
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Spencer Frye was first elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012, representing District 118 (Athens/Winterville) and currently serves as the Executive Director for Athens Habitat for Humanity.
He's also been a small business owner and a construction manager, has helped to export American ambulances overseas, and co-founded Envirotech, a company that began by recapturing recyclable motor oil and which now operates globally.
As a business owner, non-profit director, and now state representative, Spencer Frye has met and worked with folks from all over the community, and successfully balanced the interests of citizens, private enterprise, and government.
His wife Gretchen is an emergency room nurse at Athens Regional, and his kids attend school right here in the district he represents.
An entrepreneur at heart, Spencer is optimistic about the future, about what can be accomplished with the right vision and a little shoe leather. That's why he's worked to see common-sense changes made, such as...
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Copyright © 2013 Spencer Frye | State House 118, All Rights Reserved.
Athens Area Habitat for Humanity - Contact Us
www.athenshabitat.com, 30 Mar 2014 [cached]
Spencer Frye Executive Director
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