CPC BOARD MEMBERS
Sally Bethea (President)
is the retired founding director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. She has
more than thirty-five years of experience in environmental advocacy,
education and nonprofit management. While in graduate school at Georgia
Tech in the late 1970s, she worked on the first general management plan
for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA). Previous
board service includes: Georgia Board of Natural Resources, Waterkeeper
Alliance, River Network and EarthShare of Georgia.
Jay Bogan (Secretary) is a partner at the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation and is the leader of the firm’s Class Action Team. An outdoor enthusiast, Jay is a lifelong birder, hiker and backpacker.
is an events manager for nonprofit and corporate clients. She manages
the annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race and Festival organized
by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, National Park Service and City of Roswell
and has organized hundreds of cleanups in the Chattahoochee watershed.
She has served on the board of Rivers Alive and is a certified master
Graham Dorian is
the owner of Valpak of Atlanta, which he managed for Cox Communications
prior to acquiring the company. An active outdoorsman, Graham lives on
the Chattahoochee River with his family and uses the CRNRA several
Bob Ruby (Vice-President)
is a longtime Volunteer in the Park (VIP) for the CRNRA who is retired
from IBM. An active hiker, he has served as board president of the Benton MacKaye Trail
Association and continues to sit on its board. He has also served on the board of the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club and as board president of the Chattahoochee
Chapter of Trout Unlimited in the 1990s.
is an avid hiker, biker and paddler who has worked in marketing and
development for national nonprofits (American Hiking Society), managed
her own recreational outfitting business (Atlanta-based Geared to
Go) and served as a consultant to national corporations. She brings a
wealth of knowledge and experience related to hiking trails and deep
connections with conservation, trail and outdoor