CPC BOARD MEMBERS
Phillip Hodges (President) is a certified public accountant who is retired from the firm of Ernst & Young where he served as an audit partner. His interests include most outdoor activities, particularly canoeing, kayaking and hiking. Phillip is heavily involved in the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club as a trail maintainer and is also on the Board of Trustees for the National MS Society, Georgia Chapter.
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.
Tammy Bates 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 gardener.
Sarah Pfeffer is a Manager, Customer Care Strategy and Process, at Cox Communications, where she’s responsible for coordinating product launch activities across the organization. She holds an MBA from Duquesne University and undergraduate degrees in Communications and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin. An outdoor enthusiast, Sarah spends much of her free time running, hiking, and gardening.
Bob Ruby (Vice-President) is a longtime member of Volunteers in Parks (VIP) for the CRNRA and 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.
Graham Dorian (Treasurer) is the former 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
Sally Bethea is the retired founding director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and a part-time lecturer at Georgia Tech in water resources planning. She has more than thirty-five years of experience in environmental advocacy, education and nonprofit management. While in graduate school 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.
Britt Storck is a professional landscape architect who has built her career around greenway and trail placemaking, natural resource-based recreation projects, and active community design and planning. Britt has worked collaboratively with engineers and planners in over 100 communities to develop projects that are more active places. She manages the Atlanta office for Alta Planning + Design, an active community consulting firm. Britt has served on the North Carolina Rail Trails Board of Directors and the NC and GA Executive Committees of the American Society of Landscape Architects. An Atlanta native, Britt can regularly be found cycling, trail running, and paddling along the Chattahoochee River.
Clay Courts - Managing Partner, Five Stand Capital
Margie Cohen - Community Volunteer
Alan Toney - Chair, Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation District