The replacements are:
-- John Coleman, District 1: Coleman is a strategic planning manager at Invesco. He lives in Atlanta.
-- Michael Erwin, District 3: A Ph.D. in biological science, Erwin has been on the faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College since 2009 and teaches undergraduate students in biological science. Erwin lives in Decatur.
-- David Campbell, District 5: Campbell is a senior manager with Georgia Power, where he support the company's energy conservation efforts. He formerly served on the Stephenson High School Council and resides in LIthonia.
-- Joyce Morley, District 7: Morley is chief executive officer of Morley and Associates and is a nationally known public speaker and trainer. She has a Ph.D. in counseling, and has lived in DeKalb County for more than 22 years.
-- Karen Carter, District 8: Carter serves on the faculty of Georgia Perimeter College, where she is chair of the Business and Social Science department. Carter is a resident of the Lakeside community.
-- Thaddeus Mayfield, District 9: Mayfield is a senior partner with FOCOM Inc., a Georgia-based business development firm. He co-chairs the successful Friends of DeKalb Education SPLOST IV Campaign and is an active member of several business and civic organizations in the Atlanta area. Mayfield lives in Lithonia.
The six nominees replace suspended board members Sarah Copelin-Wood, District 3; Jesse "Jay" Cunningham, District, Donna Edler, District 7; Nancy Jester, District 1; Dr. Pam Speaks, District 8; and Dr. Eugene Walker, District 9.
The new members will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the DeKalb County School System Administrative Complex on Mountain Industrial Boulevard in Stone Mountain.
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