Commission

A 16-member Commission appointed by the State of Georgia administers the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission. The Commission establishes the fund's rules and regulations and oversees its operational and distribution processes. 

The Commission consists of ten Governor appointed members* and six state agency appointees^. Currently two Commission members are individuals with or have a family member with traumatic brain injury; three Commission members are either individuals with or have family members with a traumatic spinal cord injury or a dual diagnosis.

Commission Members

  • Chase Jones, Chairman (Carrollton)*
  • Bob Bauer, PhD, Treasurer (Valdosta)*
  • Barbara Means-Cheeley (Atlanta)^
  • Lisa Dawson, (Atlanta)^
  • Andrew Dennison, MD, (Atlanta)*
  • Major Henry Fielding, (Atlanta)^
  • Cheryl Harris, (Atlanta)^
  • Rajaunnda Gandy, (Atlanta)^ 
  • Susannah Kidwell, Vice Chairman (Atlanta)* 
  • Gwen McKee, (Savannah)* 
  • Randy Owens, (Gainesville)*
  • Tim Wall, (Brooklet)*
  • Jane Warnock, Secretary (Eastman)*