CCAPSA’s Board of Directors is comprised of volunteer directors who provide governance and financial management oversight as well as leadership for implementing the organization’s mission and goals. The Board is responsible for hiring staff and providing adequate supervision and support, ensuring sustainability, and representing the coalition in the community. We are grateful to our Board members for their support and dedication!


Board of Directors:

  • Irene M. Barton, Board Chair – District 9 Director, Georgia PTA
  • Dakarai A. Mason, Board Vice Chair – Police Officer, Kennesaw State University
  • Bonnie Brand, Past Board Chair – Parent and Community Activist
  • Patti Agatston – Counselor/Consultant, Cobb County School District Prevention Intervention Center
  • Mercedes Cerrato – Georgia PTA Hispanic-Latino Community PTA President
  • Leigh Colburn – Executive Director, Graduate Marietta Student Success Center
  • Karelis Ferrer – Latino Outreach Coordinator, YWCA of Northwest Georgia
  • Adrienne McGahee-Jackson – Counselor, Marietta City Schools
  • Laura Searcy, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Sgt Chrisopher Worth – Cobb County Sheriff’s Office