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

Sue Lee, Commissioner

Jamie McCord, County Manager

Allison Watters, Commissioner

Elaine Abercrombie – Chair, Greene’s Jewelers

Elaine Snow – Vice Chair

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, Berry College

Alice Stevens, Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum

Joyce Smith, The Fairview & E.S. Brown Heritage Corporation

Leann Cook, Harbin Clinic

Vickie Hill, Synovus Mortgage

John Spranza III, Georgia Highlands College

Tina Talton, Wings Over North Georgia

Sandra Lindsey, Cave Spring

Mike Burnes

Elaine Price, Community Volunteer

Kevin Cowling, Rome/Floyd Parks and Recreation