Outgoing board Chairman Drew Sellers passed the gavel to his successor, Georgia Ford, at Volunteers of America’s annual meeting and reception June 22 at the VOA corporate office. Taking the oath of office with Ford were board officers Vice Chairman Todd Schexnayder, Secretary Kenneth Miles and Treasurer Jon Malden.

New members elected to the board were Stephen Feazell, Camm Morton and Elizabeth Rojas. Thanked for their service were outgoing board members Jim Kaiser and Virginia Pearson.

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