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Our History

The Georgia Diabetes Coalition was formed in 2003 as the advisory arm of the Georgia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) as a resource to help support its outreach program and slow the progression of diabetes in Georgia.  On June 22, 2005, the GDC completed its incorporation in the state of Georgia.  In April 2008, GDC was recognized as a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Our Story

Chair   |  Rajitha Bommakanti, RN


Treasurer  |  Victoria Davis, BS, MPH

Secretary  |  Velvet Noble-Ohlen, BS


Executive Director | John Riley, BBA



Advisory Board members

Member at Large -Waycross, Craig Roberts

Members at Large -Savannah,
Kenric Ware

Member at Large-Columbus, Ann Blair

Members at Large -Millen 
Sophie Kent, Pam Dwight and Wanda Dwight

Member at Large -LaGrange, Wanda Jennings

Member at Large -Baxley-Soperton, Brenda Harris / Beatrice Payne

Member at Large -Atlanta, Vicki Karnes / Glenda Knight 

Member at Large -Thomaston, Jimmy Harris / Carlisha Gentles 

Member at Large -Macon, Kim Sinclair / Nicole Gaither

Member at Large-Snellville, Lisa Graham, RD, RN

Member at Large-Gwinnett, Mutima Jackson Anderson

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