Habitat for Humanity — North Central Georgia (HH-NCG) has named three new board members, including Betsy McGriff of Dawsonville.
According to a press release by the organization, each of the three new board members will bring their own background and skill set to their new positions.
Eva “Betsy” McGriff is the business development director at Cooper & Cooper Company General Contractors and is an experienced community and economic development professional, the release said. She will join the board with experience in strategic planning, community engagement and local government.
Along with McGriff, the HH-NCG leaders have appointed Anne Maher of Atlanta and Mike Pennington of Marietta to the board.
Maher is an adjunct professor at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, before which she spent 30 years in executive positions with the Coca-Cola Company and General Motors Corporation, the release said. She is joining the board with extensive tax and finance expertise.
Pennington is the commercial director for Path & Post Real Estate and has extensive experience as a commercial real estate consultant, the release said. He will join the board with experience in real estate, negotiation and marketing.
“Habitat for Humanity — North Central Georgia has a long track record of success thanks to dedicated board members just like Anne Maher, Betsy McGriff and Mike Pennington,” HH-NCG Executive Director Steve Napier said in the release. “We appreciate their commitment and look forward to the many contributions these individuals will make to the organization in the years ahead.”
HH-NCG has been in operation since 1994 and serves Cherokee, Dawson, Forsyth and North Fulton counties. The organization offers new home construction and rehab programs focused on helping families become first-time home buyers; a home repair program which serves the needs of current non-Habitat seniors, veterans and disabled homeowners; corporate team building activities and student engagement programs involving high school students from local area high schools.
According to the organization’s mission statement, its goal is to “bring people together to build homes, communities and hope”, therefore enabling individuals “to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter”. For more information about HH-NCG, go to https://habitat-ncg.org/.