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  • Staff

  • Heather Markle - Executive Director

    Christie Bunch - Administrative Assistant

  • Board of Directors

  • Class of 2018

    Lorna Burch -   Treasurer - River of Life Church

    Pam Taylor  - Rebuilding Together Waycross

    James Willis - Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs - Georgia Power

    Larry Gattis, Vice Chair - Public Relations - Individual Member

    Class of 2019

    Eva Byrd, Vice Chair - Governmental Affairs - Coastal Pines Technical College

    Kristy King Foreman, Immediate Past Chair  - Elliano's Coffee Co.

    Toni Nelson, Vice Chair - Membership-Southeast Health District 

    Stacie Jones - Business Development - Stacie Jones State Farm Agency

    Chris Karle - Vyve Broadband

    By Virtue of Appointment

    Patrick Simmons,  Chairman - Business Development - Georgia Dept. of Labor

    Barry Parrish - Georgia Biomass


    By Virtue of Office

    Jim LeBrun - Superintendent, Ware Co. Schools

    John Knox - Mayor, City of Waycross

    Paula Simmons - Executive Director, Downtown Waycross Development Authority

    Jana Dyke - Executive Director, Waycross-Ware County Development Authority

    Ken Taft - Leadership Waycross Chair

    Elizabeth Hill - MainStreet Manager

    Dr. Glenn Deibert, - President, Coastal Pines Technical College

    Dr. Ingrid Thompson-Sellers - President, South Georgia State College

    Jimmy Brown - Chairman, Ware County Commission 

    Peggy Grady - Main Street Manager 


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  • Membership

    The Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce is an association of over 400 businesses and professional people organized to strengthen the local economy and enhance the overall quality of life for the community through special events, providing information, services and advocacy for our members.

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  • Community

    We are delighted that you would like to experience Waycross-Ware County. We welcome you to the gateway of Southeast Georgia and the Okefenokee Swamp and invite you to visit our area’s natural beauty and most of all, our friendly people.

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