The Muscogee County Board of Education is the elected governing body of the Muscogee County School District. The Board consists of nine members who are elected to staggered four-year terms. Eight of the members are elected from districts. One is elected at large. The Board of Education meets on the third Monday of each month unless the schedule is interrupted for a holiday. The agenda is posted on the Friday before the Board meeting.

For more information concerning board business such as meetings, work sessions, special called meetings, the public agenda, and board agendas, you may contact Karen Jones.

Distinguished Board



Contact Information

Patricia Hugley Green

Patricia Hugley-Green Board Chair

District 1
Term Ends:2024

706-687-4327
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 6177
Columbus, GA 31917


Laurie McRae

Laurie C. McRae Board Vice Chair

District 5
Term Ends:2024

706-617-9179
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Kia Chambers

Kia Chambers Representative

At Large Member
Term Ends:2022

706-577-3218
706-748-2002 Fax
5656 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, GA 31904


Nickie Tillery

Nickie Tillery Representative

District 2
Term Ends:2022

706-773-7154
706-748-2002 Fax
P.O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Vanessa K. Jackson

Vanessa K. Jackson Representative

District 3
Term Ends:2024

706-617-7985
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Naomi Buckner

Naomi Buckner Representative

District 4
Term Ends:2022

706-563-2258
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Mark Cantrell

Mark Cantrell Representative

District 6
Term Ends:2022

706-393-4000
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Cathy Williams

Cathy Williams Representative

District 7
Term Ends:2024

706-329-0209
706-748-2002 Fax
P. O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Dr. Philip T. Schley, Sr.

Dr. Philip T. Schley, Sr. Representative

District 8
Term Ends:2022

706-330-8923
706-748-2002 Fax
P.O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902


Other Board Personnel

Dr. David F. Lewis

Dr. David F. Lewis Superintendent of Education

706-748-2019
706-748-2001 Fax
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906


Janice S. Bloodworth

Janice S. Bloodworth Board Treasurer and MCSD Chief Financial Officer

706-748-2354
706-748-2365 Fax
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906


Karen Jones

Karen Jones Executive Assistant to Board and Superintendent

706-748-2018
706-748-2002 Fax
P.O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31902-2427


Greg Ellington

Greg Ellington Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel

706-324-0201
706-322-7747 Fax
P.O. Box 2707
Columbus, GA 31902