Flint River Trails Implementation Team

Michael J. Persley

Michael J. Persley

Michael J. Persley was promoted to the rank of Chief on May 23, 2015, and assumed the duties of being the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the City of Albany.  He has been employed with the Albany Police Department for 24 years and has held numerous positions within

Sharon D. Subadan

Sharon D. Subadan, MPS, CPM, CPFP and City Manager of Albany, GA, is recognized as a dynamic senior executive with strong organizational and leadership skills.  She is effective in implementing innovative programs and initiatives with considerable success in stimulating organizational change.

Mike Laster

Marvin B. Laster

For more than 20 years, Marvin B. Laster has been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs, working with youth in local communities. A 2000 honor graduate of Albany State University and 2012 honor graduate of Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics,

Rashelle Beasley

Rashelle Beasley joined the CVB team as Welcome Center Manager in July of 2008 and was promoted to Director in 2013.  She helped the Albany CVB open Plantation Trace’s first Level 5 Regional Visitor Information Center at the Bridge House. She has successfully completed

Michael McCoy

In January of 2019, Mr. McCoy was appointed as the Dougherty County Administrator. Prior to this, he served as an Assistant County Administrator. Mr. McCoy is an avid cyclist and enjoys outdoor recreational activities.

Greta deMayo

Greta deMayo is the founder and owner of KAIZEN Collaborative, LLC.   Recognized as a leader for active transportation and recreation throughout the southeast, she is a registered landscape architect with a broad range of experience in bicycle/ pedestrian trails, parks, open spaces, and recreation planning and design.   In her 20+ years of practice in Atlanta,…

Rachelle Bitterman

Rachelle Bitterman recently retired from the Albany Araa Chamber of Commerce after 16 years as director of communications where she was in charge of marketing and communications for the Chamber as well as the Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau and the

Lonnie Wormley

Lonnie Wormley is an information technology professional with 25+ years of experience. Lonnie has worked in several industries from commercial pump manufacturing, clothing, and higher education. Currently, Lonnie is a retired web developer at Albany State University in Albany, Georgia Lonnie held several positions in the IT department at ASU since 2010.

Christopher Cohilas

Christopher Cohilas is Chairman if the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners and an attorney. He is a partner at the law firm Watson Spence LLP. He is an avid mountain biker. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Georgia in 1999, Chris went on to receive his J.D. from…

Paul Forgey

Paul Forgey has served as Director of Planning, Development Services and Code Enforcement for the City of Albany and Dougherty County since the fall of 2012. His prior experience includes nearly 17 years as Planning Director and Historic Preservation Planner for the Southwest Georgia Regional Commission in Camilla and a year with Glynn County as…

Spencer Lee

Spencer Lee

Spencer Lee is currently a practicing attorney in Albany and has served as County Attorney for the Board of Commissioners of Dougherty County since 1979.  Throughout his career, he has involved himself in nearly every facet of our community. For the last twenty years, he has directed his energies toward the promotion and development of…

Sheriff Kevin Sproul

Kevin Sproul

Sheriff Kevin Sproul began his law enforcement career with the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office on September 8, 1982. He served in nearly every division of the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Sproul worked with children and teenagers in Southwest Georgia teaching character education programs to over 16,300 students in the Dougherty County School System. He holds an…