Revised January 2016 JoEllen Wilson



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Revised January 2016




JoEllen Wilson


Canton City Council Member – elected November 2015

Retired - Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs, Reinhardt University

(Home) 15 Etowah Terrace, Canton, Ga 30114 770-479-8631

Personal


Born: Bartow County, Georgia July 30, 1942

Married: John H. Wilson June 17, 1962

Children: James Elliott and John Emmett (twins) born 10-13-67

Four Grandchildren: Rachel, 19: Matthew, 16; Alec, 13; Sam, 10




Education


Reinhardt College – A.A. 1961 (Liberal Arts)

Oglethorpe University – B.A. 1993 (Business Administration/Education)

Brenau University – M.Ed. 1997

Civic and Volunteer Involvement


(Current Service)

Canton Georgia City CouncilMember January - 2016 - present

Board of Directors:-

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, Inc. 2013 - present

Funk Heritage Center Advisory Board 2000 – present

Cherokee County Council of the Arts 2013 - present

Member Etowah Garden Club – 1970 - present

Cherokee County Historical Society 1980 - present

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 1984 - present

Georgia Education Advancement Council (GEAC) 1984 - present


Graduate: Leadership Cherokee 1987

Graduate: Regional Leadership Institute 2000


(Former Service)

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Foundation 2004 - 2014

Council Member – City of Canton 1991 - 2009

(Appointed May 1991 – Re-elected 1994/1998/2002/2005)

Will resume service on Canton City Council in January 2016

Mayor ProTem – City of Canton 1994 - 2007

President – Service League of Cherokee County

President – Cherokee High School PTSA 1985

President – Reinhardt College Alumni Association

President – Rotary Club of Canton 2001

President (2 terms) – Etowah Garden Club

Vice President – Etowah Garden Club (2 terms)

Vice President – Cherokee County Historical Society 2000

Vice President – Cherokee County Arts Council 2001

State President – (GEAC) Georgia Education Advancement Council 1992

Board of Directors – Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 2000

“ - Rotary Club of Canton 1999 – 2003

“ -Cherokee County Arts Council 2002 – 2005

“ -Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 2002 – 2005

“ -Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 2010 - 2013

“ -Cherokee County Historical Society 2002-2005

“ -Metro Atlanta United Way 2001 – 2007

- Cherokee County United Way

“ - YWCA of Northwest Georgia 2004 – 2005

“ - Arts Leadership League of Georgia

“ - DUI Court – Friends of Recovery Foundation 2005 - 2013

Co-Chair: Cherokee County Campaign for SPLOST renewal (2007)

Blue Ribbon Committee for Ed-SPLOST 2011

Secretary – NW Georgia Regional Hospital Ethics Committee 1997

Chair – Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 2000

Chamber Vice Chair – Community Development 1998

Chamber Vice Chair - Organizational Development 1999

Chamber Vice Chair – Economic and Small Business Development 2011

Chair – Anna Crawford Child Advocacy Advisory Board 1997 - 1999

Chair – Cherokee County United Way Campaign 2005

Chair – Cherokee Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee 2010 - 2013

Campaign Cabinet – United Way of Cherokee County 2000 - 2012

Cherokee County Boys & Girls Club 2010 – 2012

United States Tennis Association 1981 - 2012
Employment History

District Office Manager - Life Insurance Company of Georgia – 1960 - 1967

Director – Cherokee County Child Development Center – 1976 – 1981

Reinhardt College/University – November 1981 – June 2015



Church

Canton First United Methodist Church (2005 – present)

Stewardship Chair - 2015

Finance Committee 2006

Capital Campaign Promotions Committee Chair 2007

Lay Leader 2009 – 2011

Staff-Parish Committee – 2009 – 2014; 2015 - present

Chancel Choir – 2010

Sunday School Leader – 2012 - 2014

Senior Adults Council – present

Bereavement Committee - present
Past Service: (at Canton First Baptist Church – 1967 - 2005)

Scholarship Committee

Moody-Gibson Circle

Church Choir

Sunday School Teacher

Vacation Bible School Leader

Long Range Planning Committee

Relocation Committee



Honors:

First Lady of the Year – Canton PBW 1983

Service League Member of the Year 1977

Cherokee County ‘Woman of the Week’ 1978

Rotary Club of Canton Rotarian of the Year 2002

Captain A.M. Reinhardt Award/Reinhardt SGA 2002

Rotary President’s Choice Award 2004

Rotary Club Vocational Excellence Award 2005

Rotary Club Guardian of Ethics Award 2009

Business Woman of the Year’ – Cherokee BPW 2009

Cherokee County First Citizen – 2012

The Atlanta Regional Civic League ‘Regional Player of the Week’ - 2013


Hobbies

Tennis, Reading, Hiking, Boating



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