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Wade named president of GSBA
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Will Wade was installed as president of the Georgia School Boards Association during their summer conference in Savannah. - photo by For the Dawson County News

During a recent meeting of the Georgia School Boards Association, Dawson County School Board Chairman William Wade was named president.

The association held its summer conference and delegate assembly June 10-11 in Savannah.

Representatives from 124 school boards in Georgia met to approve legislative positions, as well as elect officers for 2016-2017.

Wade was installed as president and Tom Odom, Chair of the Oconee County School Board was named president-elect.

A member of the Rockdale County School Board, Katrina Young, was elected vice president and George Bevels of the Floyd County School Board will continue in his three-year term as treasurer.

The conference is part of an annual event for school board members to complete training requirements as outlined in Georgia law.