Board of Directors

The ADDA Board of Directors meets the first Tuesday of every month. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Ellen Priest
Chair, Citizen

Eric Brinkley
Vice Chair, Aiken Laundromats

Ahmed Samaha
Past Chair, USC Aiken

Mike Willis
Citizen

Van Smith
Lionel Smith Ltd.

Shane Bagby
Security Federal Bank

Gail Diggs
City Council

Kendall Carter
Aiken Technical College

Dr. Melencia Johnson
USC-Aiken Professor

John Cunningham
Retired

Buzz Rich
Aiken Corp.

Julie Whitesell
Meybohm Real Estate

J. David Jameson, ex-officio
Aiken Chamber of Commerce

Dick Rudisill
Cyndi’s Sweet Shoppe

Martha Lockhart
Citizen

Alexandria Kneece
The Alley Taproom, Whiskey Alley

Stuart Bedenbaugh, ex-officio
City Manager

Gary Bunker, ex-officio
County Council

Joshua Cline
Concierge Real Estate

Diana Floyd
Citizen

Susan French
Former City Planner

Bill Cunningham
Owner of Bill Cunningham Fitness

Molly Jones
SRP

Christian Medders
USC Aiken

Christian Carlisle
Owner of Blue Collard

Meghan Timmerman
Owner of Menagerie

Merry Glenne Piccolino
Aiken County Public School District

Samantha Heaton
Owner of Events by That Girl