Russ Pennington has been named deputy director at GEFA. Pennington will also lead the Governor’s Water Supply Program, working closely with Judson H. Turner, the state’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) director in the new office established by Gov. Nathan Deal for interagency coordination and management of water resources.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) is reallocating $13,581,000 of the state’s Qualified Energy Conservation Bond (QECB) allotment to local governments.
Boyd Austin, mayor of Dallas, Ga., has been elected chairman of the GEFA board of directors effective January 1, 2015. He succeeds Dahlonega Mayor Gary McCullough.