Sound Governance

THINC College & Career Academy is governed by an fifteen-member Board of Directors. The composition of the board is intentionally designed to ensure majority representation from the business community:

  • One (1) member nominated by the Superintendent and local Board of Education to represent secondary education.
  •  Three (3) members from the local post-secondary education institutions: West Georgia Technical College, LaGrange College and Point University.
  • Three (3) high school parents, whose children are currently enrolled, representing each of the three (3) Troup County School System high schools.
  • Eight (8) business representatives nominated by the Chamber of Commerce from the participating businesses: Medical Community, Large Corporation, Small Business, and At Large. Each business segment will include representation from two categories of business within the segment (ex.: manufacturing and service industries).


Governing Board of Directors

  • Lauren Edgar
  • John Asbell
  • Becca Eiland
  • Robby Burch
  • Kash Lakhlani
  • John Radcliff
  • Leonard Phillips
  • Regina Ingram
  • Ted Arnold
  • Joseph Miller
  • Dr. Shaundre Brown
  • Frank McRae, Charis Acree
  • Gerald Wyatt
  • Bill Stump
  • Kevin Donovan
  • Michelle Brown
  • Zyshonn Morris
  • Kevionte Gaskins
  • Austin Barber

The Board of Directors is further solidified with ex-officio (non-voting) members including the Superintendent of Troup County School System, the cooperating college Presidents, the directors of local development authorities, President of Chamber of Commerce, three high school students, a member of the state school board and the local school board.