Staff and Board

Leadership

Staci Fox

President and CEO

Staci Fox

Staci (she/her) serves as president and chief executive officer of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. A native of Warner Robins, Georgia, she has spent her career advocating for liberation and freedom, most recently serving as president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeast and Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates. Her lifelong commitment to social and economic justice was strengthened by her work at Planned Parenthood. An accomplished executive, she brings to GBPI over 25 years of experience fighting for policies that advance economic opportunity.

Research

Leah Chan

Senior Health Policy Analyst

Leah Chan

Leah Chan is the senior health policy analyst at GBPI, where she focuses on state policies that give Georgians a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Prior to joining GBPI in 2022, Leah worked for over a decade at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Operations

Outreach

Development

Communications

Board of Directors

Charles Johnson, Board Chair

General Counsel, VP of External Affairs | Tuskegee University

Susan E. Neugent, Vice Chair

President Emeritus | Fernbank Museum of Natural History

James McCoy, Treasurer

President and CEO | Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce

Natosha Reid Rice, Board Secretary

Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer | Habitat for Humanity International

Odessa Archibald

Community Development Manager | Georgia Power

Thomas Boller

Retired | Stateside Investment

Carla Cartwright

Vice-President, PN Health and Purpose | PorterNovelli

Robiaun Charles

Vice President | Grenzebach Glier and Associates

Ann Duffy

Senior Consultant | Education First

Steven Fox

EVP, Chief Legal Officer | GreenSky Inc

Lois Frank

Former Director | Mazon

Norelie Garcia

Experienced Corporate Communications, Public Affairs and Marketing Leader

Govind Kannan

Vice President for Land Grant Affairs and Economic Development | Fort Valley State University

Glenda Minkin

Development Consultant

Yasmine Murray

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary | H.J. Russell & Company

Maria del Rosario Palacios

SE Regional Organizing Manager | NARAL

Conor Sen

Bloomberg Opinion

Robert Sills

Corporate Counsel | Amazon

David Sjoquist

Professor | Georgia State University

Jim Stokes

Retired | Alston & Bird

Teresa Tomlinson

Former Mayor of Columbus, GA; Partner | Hall Smith Booth

Sachin Varghese

Attorney | Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore LLP

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