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Join us.75th Annual Meeting.

Our Annual Meeting will be held on April 18, 2024 at 4:30pm.

Annual Membership Meeting

Join us for our 75th Annual Meeting on April 18, 2024 at 4:30pm.

During the meeting, members will receive an update from the Board Chair, Treasurer, Supervisory Committee and the President/CEO. The slate of Director Nominees will be presented for a vote by acclamation, as no nominations by petition were received. There will be no nominations taken from the floor.

Meet the Nominees

Mr. Dan Defnall, Incumbent (Position #1)

Mr. Dan Defnall has a varied background in all aspects of financial management, accounting systems implementation and review, audit preparation, and general hands-on accounting. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a degree in Accounting from the State University of West Georgia and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Dr. Lynn Austin, (Position #7)

Dr. Lynn Austin is a Leadership Coach and a certified executive coach for CDC. She has provided coaching support to over 250 CDC employees since 2016. Dr. Austin also works with CDC, NIH and non-profit organizations conducting teambuilding, strategic planning, focus groups, developing policies, SOPs, change management, and conducting organizational assessments. She holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management from Georgia Tech, Master's in Public Administration from Georgia State University, and Bachelor of Science from Berry College, Rome, GA.

Ms. Carlinda Nelson, Incumbent (Position #8)

Ms. Nelson has over 40 years of federal government experience in the areas of public health administration, personnel management, contract and grants management, executive leadership, budget planning and execution. She currently serves as the Deputy Director for the Division of Human Development and Disability for CDC where she manages a budget of 80 million. Ms. Nelson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mercer University and a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership from Liberty University.

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