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Community Impact: Moss, Sizemore Appointed to Jackson EMC Foundation Board

Phillippa Lewis Moss and Major Mark Sizemore have been appointed to the board of the Jackson EMC Foundation. Moss is director of the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center and succeeds Steve Blair, who was appointed to the Jackson EMC Board of Directors earlier this year. Sizemore is a member of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department’s Centralized Criminal Investigations Division and succeeds Johnny Fowler, who retired from the board in July.

The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization set up to represent the members of Jackson EMC and distribute funds collected from participating members through Operation Round Up. The 11-member volunteer board of directors for the Foundation meets regularly to review grant applications and select recipients for worthwhile, charitable purposes that will improve lives and respond to immediate needs.

As director of the Community Service Center, Moss is responsible for the Senior Center, Meals on Wheels, Hall Area Transit Bus Services and the Center for Family Prosperity where financial emergency assistance and tax assistance is made available. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master’s in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University. She currently serves on the directing boards of the Salvation Army, Vision 2030, Hall County Family Connections Network, the Medical Center Advisory Board and Health Partners, and is a member of Kiwanis International.

Sizemore has worked at ACCPD for 28 years, enjoying assignments in patrol, public housing, criminal investigation and central communication. A resident of Athens for nearly 30 years, he moved there to attend the University of Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice; Columbus State University, with a Master of Public Administration; and the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy (FBINA) 196th session.

He has served on the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Pension Board as well as the county’s Charity Drive Committee. In addition, he is active in the Beech Haven Baptist Church where he is a Deacon, has taught Sunday school for several years and coached Upward Basketball.