Board of Directors 2023: 2023

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Board of Directors

President – Helen Taffet, Sensational Baskets

Vice President – Kay Shoaf, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Treasurer – Sonia Daniels, Retired from AT&T Georgia

Recording Secretary – Ginny Izydore, Event Concept Design Partners

Membership – Kim Ferguson, Keller Williams/Querencia Real Estate Group

Membership – Ruth Bowers, MinervaWorks LLC

Community – Sheryl Ehlers, Marriott Atlanta Northwest at Galleria

Communications/Photographer – Jill Warner, Self-Employed, Real Estate

Hospitality – Holly Swing, YMCA

Programs Chair – Henriette Ostrzega, DestiDome

Social Committee – Keri Kennedy, Enovation Brands

Corresponding Secretary – Jean Goodson, Retired from Deloitte

By Laws / Parliamentarian – Cheryl Smiley, Southern Company Gas

Historian – Kate Malone, Retired from Barnsley Gardens

Ex-Officio (Immediate Past President) – Shevy Reid, Central Atlanta Progress

Ex-Officio (Immediate Past Vice President) – Michelle Simpson, Portman Holdings

Honorary Board Member – Ann Howell, Retired from Riddle & Associates


Annual dues are $85.00 payable by January 15 each year. Dues for members joining during the year are prorated. Dues can be paid personally or by company sponsorship. The Monthly Member Luncheons are $35.00 per lunch and can be paid in full for the year (11 months*) or one at a time. *December's luncheon is typically at a higher price and is always paid separately.