Board Members

Current board members

  • Chuck Wilkinson - President
    Chuck has been an Atlanta metro resident for 25 years, the last 8 of which have been living in the City of Johns Creek, GA.  Professionally, he has spent his entire career in the technology and services industry with much of that leading teams that develop, implement and support enterprise business software. Chuck is a Georgia Master Gardner and serves as President of the Madison Park Property Owners' Association. He was also an active member of the Berkeley Lake Conservancy (former Board Member and Past President) and Berkeley Walk HOA (former Board Member).
  • Marylin Davis - Treasurer
    Marilyn serves as President of Davis & Langford PC. She brings over 20 years of tax, accounting and auditing experience to the firm. She started her career as an auditor with the State of Florida auditing the Governor's Office and Florida State University. She has also worked at KPMG and Coca Cola Company. Marilyn holds a CPA license in Georgia and Florida. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree with a perfect 4.0 from Georgia State University. Her undergraduate degree in Accounting is from Florida State University where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi and an FSU Cheerleader - Go Noles! Marilyn is a member of the Florida Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Lynn Canty - M.Ed,  ArtSpot Chair  
    Lynn is the Director of Operations for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association and serves as a class trustee for the University of Virginia.  She is the former Executive Director of Leadership Johns Creek and served as co-chair of the Leadership Class that proposed the Public Art Master Plan for the City of Johns Creek.  Lynn is a theatrical costume hobbyist and an honorary member of the International Thespian Society.  As a community volunteer Lynn has served as served as the Cultural Arts Committee chair, Boy Scout leader, ALTA Vice President, Hands-On and Keep Johns Creek Beautiful Coordinator.
  • Julie Coco - Director
    Julie Coco currently serves New South Associates, Inc. as Associate Director of the History Department and Senior Historian She manages large on-call contracts and history projects and is responsible for tracking history project schedules and performance. As a Senior Historian, Julie conducts archival and oral historical research and reporting, surveys, assessments of effects, and has developed historic preservation plans, management documents, exhibits, and public outreach materials. She has experience in ethnohistory, historic preservation planning, cultural anthropology, historic archaeology, Native American consultation, HABS/HAER documentation, museum exhibit design, public history/outreach, NEPA and Section 106 Compliance, National Register of Historic Places nominations and cemetery studies. For the past 13 years, she has lived in Johns Creek with her husband and their two sons and has been an active volunteer with their Cub Scout and Boy Scout units, River Trail’s band program, Northview’s Fine Arts Association and Wilson Creek’s Science Force Program.  

  • Lynn Pennington - Secretary
    Education has been the mainstay of Lynn’s career, with 40 plus years in the field.   She’s held an extensive number of professional positions including those with school districts, universities, state departments of education, and as an independent educational consultant.  She recently retired as the executive director of the Student Support Team Association for Georgia Educators (SSTAGE), a non-profit professional association she helped create in 2007.  Lynn has also served as the president of the Newtown Park Community Foundation and the Centennial High School Foundation for the Fine Arts.  She chaired the Parks and Recreation study group for the Committee for Johns Creek. She is an active member of the Johns Creek Historical Society.  

Past board members

  • Todd Burkhalter
  • Cindy Jenkins
  • Denise Davis
  • Linda Wescott Johnson, Founder
  • Cleve Gaddis
  • Freda Hardage
  • Irene Sanders
  • Lea Taylor
  • Justin Kirouac
  • Stan Stanfill
  • Robert Horne
  • Brian Iroff
  • Stephanie Moody
  • Georgia Nickles
  • Lindsay Ritter
  • Councilmember Karen Richardson
  • Kim Renner
  • Kathy Kendrick
  • Marvin Hoeflinger
  • Wendy Butler, Esq., Founder
  • Jay  Bockisch, Founder