GAPPT Committees

The GAPPT continues to grow due to the participation of its members... Members like you!  If you are interested in serving on a Standing Committee, please complete the Committee Interest Form. For additional information, contact the committee chairperson or the GAPPT Executive Director, Sue Reynolds, at [email protected].

Affiliate Committee

Chairperson: Grant Duncan

The Affiliate Committee is responsible for supporting the mission of the GAPPT and its educational initiatives through the input of ideas and resources. (This committee is open to Affiliates only, and all Affiliate members are automatically included.)  Learn more about the Affiliate Committee's responsibilities.

Audit Committee

Chairperson: Bryce Riddle, CRPF™

The Audit Committee is responsible for reviewing and determining that the financial affairs of the association are in order. Learn more about the Audit Committee's responsibilities.

Board Development Committee

Chairperson: Brian Smith, CRPF™

The Board Development Committee is responsible for ensuring continuity of leadership on the Board of Directors and the Association’s Standing Committees. Learn more about the Board Development Committee's responsibilities.

Communications Committee

Chairperson: Greg White

The Communications Committee is responsible for communications with membership via the quarterly newsletter, as well as information placed on the association's website. Learn more about the Communication Committee's responsibilities.

Finance Committee

Chairperson: David Harris, CRPF™

The Finance Committee is responsible for reporting the financial condition of the association to the Board of Directors and the membership. The association's treasurer serves as the chair of the Finance Committee. Learn more about the Finance Committee's responsibilities.

Government Affairs Committee

Chairperson: Morgan Wurst, CRPF™

The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for maintaining a liaison with the Georgia General Assembly and informing the membership of important legislative and legal developments. Learn more about the Government Affairs Committee's responsibilities.

Membership Committee

Chairperson: AJ Baltozer

The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members. Learn more about the Membership Committee's responsibilities.

Program Committee

Chairperson: Jonathan Davidson, CRPF™

The Program Committee is responsible for establishing educational and developmental programs for GAPPT members. Learn more about the Program Committee's responsibilities.

2022 Program Committee Members:

  • Amed Avila, CRPF™ (Fiduciary Trust Company International)
  • Fred Bailey, CRPF™ (City of Savannah Employees' Pension Plan)
  • David Barnes (NEPC)
  • Ramona Bivins, CRPF™ (Douglas County)
  • Kevin Campbell (Taurus Private Markets)
  • Jonathan Davidson, CRPF™ (Foster & Foster, Inc.) - Program Committee Chair
  • Lashanda Dawkins, CRPF™ (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
  • Grant Duncan (Brandes Investment Partners)
  • Davy Godfrey, CRPF™ (City of Marietta)
  • David Harris, CRPF™ (Gwinnett County Public Schools)
  • Brent Hullender, CRPF™ (City of Atlanta Pension Board)
  • Kevin Hurley, CRPF™ (MARTA)
  • Tim Milligan, CRPF™ (Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund)
  • Fran Peters (HarbourVest)
  • Tracy Ransom, CRPF™ (Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund)
  • Chris Reynolds, CRPF™ (RiskBridge Advisors)
  • Andrew Stephens, CRPF™ (Fulton County Employees Retirement System)
  • Gwelda Swilley (AndCo Consulting)
  • Peggy Taylor (Atlanta Capital Management)
  • David Ward, CRPF™(MARTA ATU Local 732 Employees Retirement Plan)
  • Morgan Wurst, CRPF™ (Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund)

Rules Committee

Chairperson: Kevin Hurley, CRPF™

The Rules Committee is responsible for recommending issues of governance for the Board of Directors and the Association. The vice president serves as chair of the Rules Committee. Learn more about the Rules Committee's responsibilities.