Thank you so much to everyone who took the time to nominate yourself or a neighbor for a position on the GBNF Board of Directors. As directed by GBNF’s bylaws, the Nominating Committee has carefully reviewed the nominations and created a slate of directors for the two Board positions available for election this year. The nominating committee recommends:
John Scarbrough is a lifelong Jackson resident who owns a business, Paul Moak Honda, Volvo, and Subaru in Belhaven Heights. Scarbrough is a graduate of Jackson Academy and of Mississippi State University, and also holds a Master of Occupational Therapy from Texas Women’s University and a Master of Business Administration from Millsaps College. His prior board experience includes service on the board of Friends of Children’s Hospital, Andrew Jackson Council Boy Scouts of America Executive Board, and the City of Jackson Zoning and Planning Board.
Andy Hilton is a lifelong Jacksonian. He lived in Belhaven Heights for 9 years before moving to Belhaven, where he has resided for 6 years. He has been both a renter and a homeowner in Greater Belhaven. Hilton is a graduate of our neighborhood high school, Murrah. He holds an Engineering Degree from JSU, and works as a Hydraulic Engineer at MDOT. Hilton has experience as a Board member of the Business Association of Midtown. Hilton volunteers with Pearl River Keeper, the Jackson Trail Blazers (Museum Trail) and the Belhaven Mountain Bike Trails.
The Nominating Committee has created the following slate of officers to serve three-year terms beginning October 1:
Susan Garrard for the office of Chairman.
Margaret Cupples for the office of Vice Chair.
Sarah Skelton for the office of Treasurer.
Jennifer Welch for the office of Secretary.
Please join us at GBNF’s Annual Business Meeting at the Summit, 1054 Greymont Ave., on Tuesday, September 20 at 6pm to learn more about GBNF and its activities and vote on the proposed slate. Each taxable parcel in Greater Belhaven will be entitled to one vote on the slate; please bring identification. For more information, please contact CID@greaterbelhaven.com.