Three northeast Georgians, including a judge from Gainesville, a retired educator from Gainesville and the Jackson County sheriff, have been named to new terms on state boards affiliated with their professions:
*William G. (Bill) Sloan, Jr., Board of Trustees of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (Reappointment)
Sloan is the executive director of the Georgia Retired Educations Association. He retired as principal of East Hall High School in Gainesville in 2005. Sloan was named the State High School Principal of the Year in 2004 by the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University, two degrees from the University of Georgia and a doctoral degree in Educational Administration from Nova Southeastern University. Sloan and his wife, Janice, have two children and two grandchildren. They reside in Gainesville.
*C. Andrew Fuller, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Reappointment)
Fuller is the chief superior court judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. He was previously the district attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. Fuller is a member of the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Gainesville Rotary Club. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and a law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Fuller and his wife, Gay, have two children and two grandchildren. They live in Gainesville.
*Janis Mangum, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Reappointment)
Mangum is the sheriff of Jackson County and has 32 years of experience in law enforcement. She is a former member of the Piedmont Judicial Circuit Domestic Violence Task Force and the Piedmont Judicial Circuit for Child Advocacy. Mangum is a member of the Tree House Advocacy Center and an ex-officio member of the Georgia Sex Offender Task Force. She and her husband, Jerry, have one son and three grandchildren. They reside in Pendergrass.
They are among 17 appointments and reappointments announced this week by Gov. Nathan Deal's office.