Nominations for Board of Directors Positions

The GAPPT Board of Directors consists of eight (8) members who are elected by the Association's voting membershipLearn more about the Board positions and responsibilities HERE.


The GAPPT has three (3) Board positions open for nominations in 2021. These positions are currently held by the following members:

  • Vice President: Tracy Ransom, Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund
  • Secretary: Karen Rojas, City of Gainesville (Seeking re-election)
  • Director at Large - Position 1: Michaela Thompson, Georgia Ports Authority 

To learn more about Board of Directors qualifications, please see the 2021 Election Policy HERE.

The nomination process is now closed. The Board of Directors' election process begins on February 5, 2021 and concludes on March 5, 2021. Newly elected Board members will assume their positions on March 25, 2021.


Board directors serve without compensation for their time while engaged in activities related to the business of the Association, including attendance at regular and called meetings, as well as committee meetings. GAPPT Board meetings are typically held once a month and are scheduled in advance. In-person meetings are held in the Atlanta area, but members may attend via virtual platform.

For questions about Board nominations, candidate qualifications, or the election process, please contact Rules Committee Chair, Tracy Ransom. For questions regarding the nomination forms, please contact Executive Director, Sue Reynolds.