CAG LEADERSHIP

PRESIDENT                   

Ms Samantha Samuels

Samantha is a graduate from Mercer University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational leadership, with a focus on Small business and Non-Profit. She is the founder of @authenticmeconsulting. She just started a local chapter for the National Federation for Families of Children with Mental Health. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Mental Health and Wellness with a focus on family dynamics. She has accepted the Proclamation on behalf of the Caribbean Association of Georgia from the City of McDonough. She has been a pillar in her community. Samantha is from Guyana

VICE PRESIDENT

Mr Garth Henton

Garth Henton, Vice President
Garth is a retired customer service supervisor with the Norfolk Southern Railroad Corporation, he also has professional experience within the airline industry. He is an ordained minister who has served as Associate Pastor at Atlanta Metropolitan Church of God and at Hope Church in Morrow, Georgia. Garth is a graduate of Long Island University with a BS in Marketing and has completed graduate course work in Public Relations. He is a proud Caribbean (Jamaica, W.I.).

Public Relations/Assistant Secretary           

Ms Christine Newton

Christine is a graduate of Keller School of Engineering and Science with a Masters of Information System Management degree, Database Management and a Bachelors in Business Information System. She is the Project Manger for A Fashion Affair, certified in ICAgile (ICP) well-rounded background includes, Enterprise system mergers and separation, ETL and wireless telecom servicing business and large, complex government accounts (globally), Cloud technology, AWS, Firewall and Security management, Planning, natural langual Processing, automation. Christine enjoys helping special needs indiviudals reach their full potential with technology  

 

Assistant Dir of Public Relations

Mr Lawrence Prescott

Lawrence previously served on the executive board of CAG as the Public Relations Director and Treasurer. Lawrence is the owner and creative director of Caribbean Life Tv whom he manages with his wife Wendy Prescott. He is also the creative mind of @lawrenceprescottphotography. He is from the country of Guyana. He is a Trustee on the Board of Directors of the Guyana Association of Georgia. Lawrence is the father of 3 beautiful daughters.

SECRETARY                       

Ms Olinda Ricard-Hodge

Mrs. Ricard-Hodge is a RESPECT Institute Speaker and Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health. She serves as the Administrative Support Specialist for the Faith-Based Mental Health Initiative, a board member on the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter, the Program Director/Lead Mentor for the Leadership for Life Mentoring Program. She earned an Associates in Culinary Arts from Nicholls State University in Louisiana, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a Minor in Business Administration. Olinda is mixed Caribbean by way of Trinidad and Louisiana.

TREASURER                      

Mr Thaddeus Nathaniel

Mr Thaddeus Nathaniel Vice PresidentThaddeus held the position of vice president for CAG for 2 consecutive terms during the prior administration. He was born in the U.S. Virgin Island, St. Croix, his parents are from Antigua. Thaddeus previously worked in customer service. He has experience in the financial market as a commodity broker, marketing and compliance. He was the liaison for all clients in a precious metal trading company.

 

ASSISTANT TREASURER 

Mr Garfield Wilks

Garfield was born and raised in Jamaica in a little district called Blue Hole in the parish of St. Catherine. Garfield migrated to the United States of America in 2012. He completed a Master's in supply chain management and international business.

 

 

SERGEANT AT ARMS       

Ms Julian M Walker

Ms. Julian Walker is a native of Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies. She attended Metropolitan College of New York and earned a Bachelor's in Professional Studies in Human Services.  She worked as a Domestic Violence Crisis Counselor and as a Nurse Technician.  Additonally, she went on to earn a Master’s of Business Administration from Ohio Christian University and currently practice Family Counseling amd Teaches.  She is a member of Tabernacle of Praise Church International and serves on the Global Mission Ministry

 

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