Murphy Harpst

Board of Directors 2014 and 20154

  • Chairman: Matthew Gambill

    Association Management, Government Affairs
    Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education
    Cartersville, Georgia

  • Lou Cataland, Treasurer

    Attorney
    Norfolk Southern Corporation
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Larry Caywood

    Retired Pastor, District Superintendent
    North Georgia Conference
    Rome, Georgia

  • Carol Cookerly

    President
    Cookerly Public Relations
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Bruce Elder

    Chief Development & Strategy Officer
    MedQuest Associates
    Alpharetta, Georgia

  • John C. Ethridge, Jr.

    Attorney and Partner
    Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Jackie Harrison

    Community Leader

    Rome, Georgia

  • Rev. Dr. Carol Helton

    Pastor
    Metropolitan United Methodist Church
    Rome, Georgia

  • Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins

    Retired Pastor
    North Georgia Conference
    Duluth, Georgia

  • Trey Kelley

    State Representative
    Georgia House District 16
    Cedartown, Georgia

  • James Lester

    Retired
    J.L. Lester Wholesale Grocery
    Cedartown, Georgia

  • David Linch

    Managing Director & Founder
    Linch Capital
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Mary Margaret Mauer, Secretary

    Community Leader

    Rome, Georgia

  • Myron Newman

    Director
    Telecom
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Richard Stoll

    Co-Founder, Cheeseburger Bobby's
    Restaurant Entrepeneur
    Kennesaw, Georgia

  • Kendall Taylor

    Retired Pastor
    United Methodist Church, Florida Conference
    Powder Springs, Georgia

Ex Officio Members

  • Delores Carhee

    President
    North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women's Division
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Nancy English

    Murphy-Harpst Auxiliary President

    Cedartown, Georgia

  • Tonya Murphy

    Division Director
    North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women’s Division
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • David Naglee

    District Superintendent
    Rome-Carrollton District
    Rome, Georgia

  • Derek Porter

    Board of Outreach Representative
    North Georia Conference UMC
    Villa Rica, Georgia

  • Grace Pyen

    Director
    North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women’s Division
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Barbara Waldrop

    District President
    Rome-Carrollton District United Methodist Women
    Rockmart, Georgia

Without our help, many children admitted to Murphy Harpst would end up in state mental hospitals or prisons.