Gov. Nathan Deal Announces New Dekalb School Board Members
ATLANTA – Governor Nathan Deal as promised has announced the names of the new DeKalb County School Board members. The six new Board members are David Campbell (District 5), Joyce Morley (District 7), Michael Erwin (District 3), John Coleman (District 1), Karen Carter (District 8), and Thaddeus Mayfield (District 9) . The six will replace the board members he removed as the Dekalk school district faces the possibility of losing accreditation. The board members were announced in a press conference at 11am Wednesday.
A nominating panel worked through the weekend sifting through more than 400 candidates for the DeKalb board. Of the over 400 applicants, 63 names were actually sent to the governor for his review. Governor D eal says the six new board members will be sworn in during a ceremony at the DeKalb County School District headquarters at 1 p.m. Wednesday.