Board of Directors

Rita Norris (Board Chair and Corporation President)
Retired Businesswoman

 Emelia Belford (Corporation Vice President)
Retired Businesswoman

Emily Corley Cowan (Corporation and Board Secretary)
Finance Leader
Baby Division, Newell Brands

Jacob (Jake) Hammitt (Corporation Treasurer)
AVP, Commercial Relationship Manager
American Pride Bank

Waldon Garriss, III
Program Director
WellStar Health System, WKRMC Internal Medicine Residency Program

Kimberly Knotts
Manager of Professional Practice/Magnet Program Coordinator
WellStar Paulding Hospital 

Chelsey Lawrence
Associate Attorney
Talley, Richardson, & Cable, P.A. 

David Weih
Wellstar Cobb Hospital

William (Bill) White
Law Offices of William Woods White, P.C.

Michelle Wigley (Volunteer Coordinator)
Master’s Level Mental Health Professional
Wellstar Health System – Douglasville


CareLink Advisory Committee

Lynn Caswell
Partner, Altruis CPA

Guy Scull
CareLink Founder, Former President and Chairman

Frank Phillips
Business Owner

Sergeant Ashley Henson
Public Information Officer
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office

Howard Maxwell
Former Georgia Legislator
Retired Business Owner