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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Upcoming Meeting

Tuesday, August 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Morgan Center

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Noel Jensen at 912-635-4000 or njensen@jekyllisland.com. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 4 business days prior to the scheduled meeting.


Board of Directors

The Jekyll Island Authority Board of Directors is the policy-making body for Jekyll Island and the Jekyll Island Authority. The nine-member board consists of eight members appointed by the Governor to serve four-year terms, with the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources as ex-officio member. Two appointed board members must reside in one of the six coastal counties in Georgia. The Chairman is also appointed by the Governor to serve a one-year term and retains this position until replaced.

Dale Atkins
Dale Atkins

Chairperson • Baxley, GA

Buster Evans
Dr. L.C. “Buster” Evans

Bolingbroke, GA

Bill Gross
William “Bill” H. Gross

Kingsland, GA

Robert “Bob” W. Krueger
Robert “Bob” W. Krueger

Hawkinsville, GA

Joy Burch-Meeks

Screven, GA

George Ruel Joyner, Jr.

Savannah, GA

Joseph B. Wilkinson, Jr.

St. Simons Island, GA

Walter Rabon

Monticello, GA

Glen Willard
Glen Willard

Richmond Hill, GA

2024 Meeting Schedule

Date & TimeLocationDocuments
Tuesday, January 16Jekyll Island Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes, The District Shops Presentation
Tuesday, February 20Morgan CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, March 19Jekyll Island Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Audio, Minutes
Tuesday, April 23Jekyll Island Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Audio, Minutes
Tuesday, May 21Jekyll Island Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Audio, Minutes
Tuesday, June 4
Finance Committee
Meeting – FY2025 Budget
Via TeleconferenceAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, June 18Morgan CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary
Tuesday, August 20
Annual Meeting
Morgan Center
Tuesday, September 17Jekyll Island Convention Center
Tuesday, October 15Morgan Center
Tuesday November 12Jekyll Island Convention Center
Tuesday, December 10
Tentative
Morgan Center

2023 Meeting Schedule

Date & TimeLocationDocuments
January 16 & 17Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Work Session Agendas, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, February 21Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, March 21Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, April 18Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, May 23Morgan CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Thursday, June 1
Finance Committee
Meeting – FY 2024 Budget
JIA Administration Conference Room,
100 James Road, Jekyll Island, GA
Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, June 20Morgan CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Friday, July 7 at 9:00 a.m.
Special Called JIA Board Meeting
JIA Administration Conference Room,
100 James Road, Jekyll Island, GA
Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Friday, July 14 at 9:00 a.m.
Special Called JIA Board Meeting
JIA Administration Conference Room,
100 James Road, Jekyll Island, GA
Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, August 15
Annual Meeting
Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, September 19Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, October 17Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, November 14Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, December 12
Canceled
Convention Center

2022 Meeting Schedule

Date & TimeLocation Documents
Tuesday, January 18Convention Center Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, February 15Convention Center Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, March 15Convention Center Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, April 12Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, May 17Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Wednesday, June 2
Called Board Meeting
Jekyll Island Golf Club, Second Floor Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, June 21Morgan Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, August 16
Annual Meeting
Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, September 20Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, October 18Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary Minutes
Tuesday, November 15Convention Center Audio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, December 13
Canceled
Convention Center 

2021 Meeting Schedule

Date & TimeLocationDocuments
Tuesday, January 19Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, February 16Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, March 16Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, April 20Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, May 18Convention CenterAgenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Wednesday, June 2
Finance Committee Meeting – FY 2022 Budget
Administration Conference Room, 100 James Road, Jekyll Island, GAAudio, Agenda, Summary, Materials, Minutes
Tuesday, June 15Jekyll Island Club Resort BallroomAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, July 20Jekyll Island Club Resort BallroomAudio, Agenda & MaterialsSummary, Minutes
Tuesday, August 17
Annual Meeting
Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, September 21Morgan CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, October 19Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, November 16Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes
Tuesday, December 14Convention CenterAudio, Agenda & Materials, Summary, Minutes

 

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