Congressional District 12

Don Grantham

Don Grantham

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PO Box 3145
Augusta, GA 30914-3145
(706) 738-7786 | (706) 733-4741 Fax
dgrantham@dot.ga.gov

Year Elected to Board Current Term Expires
​​2011 4/15/19

 Biographical Data

Personal / Family 

Date of Birth:  12/26/38
Place of Birth:  Augusta, Georgia
Marital Status: Married to the former Carol Willcox
Children: Two children; Four Grandchildren


Education

Academy of Richmond County, 1956
Furman University, 1956-1959
University of Georgia, BBA Degree 1962


Professional Record:

1968- Present: President and CEO:  Forest Sales Corporation, August
1962-1969: Georgia Pacific Corporation


Business Affiliations

  • National Hardwood Lumber Association
  • Southern Lumber Manufacturers Association
  • State Bank Advisory Board of Directors
  • 2004: First Bank Board of Directors
  • 1989-1993: North American Wholesale Lumber Association Executive Committee; 1982-1993, Board of Directors

Public Service

  • 2015-2016: GDOT Board Former Chairman
  • 2003-2010: Augusta Commission, District 10
  • 1998-2002: Richmond County Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • 1991-1995: Richmond County Commission
  • 1974, 1980 : Georgia Ports Authority 1972-1984; Chairman,

Community/Civic Activities

  • Augusta University - Medical College of Georgia Foundation Board
  • 1993-1996: Augusta Museum Board of Directors
  • 1991-1995: University Health Club Foundation Board
  • 1988-1992: YMCA Board of Directors
  • 1988: Exchange Club of Augusta; President
  • 1986: Augusta Golf Association, President
  • 1984-2007: Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce; Executive Committee, 1989-1992
  • 1983-Present: Forest Hill Golf Club Committee, Chairman
  • 1983-1986: Augusta State University Board of Trustees
  • 1975-Present: Boy Scouts of America Advisory Board of Augusta
  • 1975-1981: Augusta Country Club, Director

Personal

  • Member of Aldergate United Methodist Church, Administrative Board
  • Enjoys golf, hunting and fishing

Honors and Awards

  • 2017: Lester S. Moody Outstanding Citizen Award
  • 1991: Named by Georgia Trend 100 Most Influential Georgians
  • 1989: Outstanding Alumnus of Augusta State University
  • 1977: Leadership Georgia
  • 1975: Gridiron Secret Society, University of Georgia


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