Visitor Guide

Board of Directors

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is governed by a 23-member board of directors.  The Board is made up of City, County and Chamber of Commerce officials, hotel/motel representatives and area professionals with an interest in promoting tourism activities and economic development in Rome and Floyd County.

Current Board Members

Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism

Sammy Rich, City Manager

Milton Slack, City Commission

Jamie McCord, County Manager

Allison Watters, County Commission

Elaine Abercrombie, Greene’s Jewelers

Elaine Snow – Chair, Community Volunteer

Harry Brock, Chamber of Commerce

Gay Nichols, Hawthorn Suites

Penny Miller, Hampton Inn & Suites

Anil Patel, Holiday Inn Express

Connie Sams, River Dog Paddle Co.

Larry Arrington, Shorter University

Chris Kozelle – Vice Chair, Berry College

Alice Stevens, Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum

Mandy Maloney, Rome Area Council for the Arts

Leanne Cook, Harbin Clinic

Vickie Hill, Synovus Mortgage

Lisa Nash, Aerotek

Tina Talton, Wings Over North Georgia

Sandra Lindsey, Cave Spring Downtown Development

Mike Burnes, Community Volunteer

Elaine Price, Community Volunteer

Kevin Cowling, Rome/Floyd Parks and Recreation