Board of Directors
Back (Left to Right): Calvin Harris (District Five), Dwight Luckett, Sr. (At-Large), Gerard Gibert (At-Large), Arthur “Skip” Jernigan (Board Attorney), Lanny Slaughter (District Four). Front (Left to Right): Tracy Bailey (Secretary/Treasurer), Douglas L. Jones (Chairman), Ed Gardner (Vice Chairman).
Board Member Information
The Madison County Economic Development Authority Board of Directors is composed of seven (7) resident citizens of Madison County, one from each supervisor’s district, who shall be qualified electors therein, and two (2) from the county at large. All members shall be appointed to the Authority by the Madison County Board of Supervisors. Members of the Authority shall serve a term of five (5) years.
The officers of the Authority shall be a Chairman (President), Vice-Chairman (Vice-President), and Secretary/Treasurer.
- The Chairman (President) shall be the chief executive officer of the Authority and shall preside at all meetings of the Authority. Subject to the control of the Authority he shall have general charge of the business and affairs of the Authority and on its behalf to execute any and all deeds, mortgages, contracts, agreements, and other instruments in writing. He shall have such powers and perform such duties as generally pertain to the office of Chairman (President) as well as such further powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Authority.
- The Vice-Chairman (Vice-President) shall have such powers and perform such duties as the Authority or the President may from time to time prescribe and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by these By-Laws. In the absence or inability of the Chairman (President) to act, the Vice-Chairman shall perform all the duties and may exercise any of the powers of the President subject to control of the Authority.
- The Secretary-Treasurer shall have the care and custody of all funds and securities of the Authority which may come into his hands and as such shall endorse the same for deposit or collection when necessary or proper and shall deposit the same to the credit of the Authority at such banks or banks of depository as the Authority may designate. He may endorse all commercial documents requiring endorsement for and on behalf of the Authority and may sign all receipts and vouchers for payments to the Authority. He shall render an account of his transactions to the Authority as often as it shall require the same and shall at all reasonable times exhibit his books and account to any Authority member. He shall cause to be entered regularly in books kept for that purpose, full and accurate accounts of all monies received and paid by him on account of the Authority and shall have such further powers and duties as are incident to the position of Secretary-Treasurer subject to control of the Authority. The Secretary-Treasurer shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Authority and shall attend to the giving and serving of all notices. He shall have custody of all papers or documents of the Authority and as the Authority may direct. He shall, in general, perform all the duties of the Secretary-Treasurer subject to the control of the Authority.