The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce seven members have been elected to the organization’s Board of Directors.   These volunteers will serve three-year terms beginning in January 2023 and continuing through December 2025.

The newly elected Board members include Dr. Brian Hightower, Cherokee County School District; Kendall Jones, MUST Ministries; Vic Knight, Waste Management; Sherry Lowe-Cooke, COACHNWORKS, LLC; Debbie Underkoffler, North Georgia Staffing; Stephanie Villasenor, Cherokee Family Violence Center, Inc.; Debra Williams, Synovus.

“I look forward to working with these new Board members, as well those who will be continuing to serve the Chamber, as we work collaboratively to meet the Chamber’s mission,” remarked Trey Ragsdale who will serve as 2023 Chamber Chairman and manages Public Affairs for Kaiser Permanente.

The mission of the Cherokee County Chamber, a Georgia Certified Chamber of Commerce, is to promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.  To learn more about the Chamber visit