TSPLOST and the future of transportation in Forsyth County
Featuring County Manager Kevin Tanner, Chamber President and CEO, James McCoy &
VP of Community Development Laura Stewart
Kevin Tanner is the Forsyth County Manager. Kevin has served the local community for the past 30 years, including previously serving as the county manager of Dawson County and working as a firefighter and member of the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office. At the end of 2020 he finished his fourth term as a State Representative for District 9, which includes Lumpkin County and parts of Dawson and Forsyth counties. Kevin has served as the chairman of the House Transportation Committee and has been a member of several other committees in the House, including Appropriations, Education, Special Rules, Natural Resources and Intergovernmental Coordination committees. In 2019 and 2020, he was appointed to serve as the co-chair of the joint Georgia Commission on Freight & Logistics.
James McCoy is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Forsyth County Chamber. Over the last 16 years he has led several successful campaigns to gain voter approval for over $2 billion dollars for education, transportation, and public safety infrastructure improvements. During his tenure at the Chamber, the organization has worked with over 400 economic development clients and commercial real estate developments that have announced the creation of over 22,000 new jobs and over $2 billion dollars of new capital investment in Forsyth County.
Laura Stewart is the enthusiastic VP of Community Development. She and the Chamber team are the voice of business, providing community leadership, information and solutions to foster a strong economic environment and a superior quality of life in Forsyth County. To learn more the Forsyth Chamber, visit www.focochamber.org. Check out their YouTube channel.
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