Power graduated from the University of Georgia in 2005 with a degree in Economics. As Chamber President, Power oversees the day-to-day operations of the Chamber of Commerce, Office of Tourism Development and the Development Authority of Dawson County. In addition toa prestigious career in banking, Power has also served on multiple community boards.
Dawson County Chamber of Commerce,Director of Economic Development
Herrit is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor’s degree in community and regional planning. In May 2022, he will receive his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Georgia.
Other certifications and leadership training certifications Herrit has earned include American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP); Economic Development Finance Professional Certification (EDFP); Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of North Georgia; and Managers Institute & Directors Institute (APA); and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development.
Dawson County Chamber of Commerce,Membership Director
Savannah Garrick is a local resident to Dawson County. In 2019, she graduated from Young Harris College with a degree in Communications. During her time at Young Harris, Savannah gained professional experience through internships including working as a Conference Assistant, Marketing Assistant & Social Media Coordinator. Savannah graduated from Young Harris as the President of her Honor Society. Previously, Savannah worked as an intern and a part-time employee with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce. In her free time Savannah enjoys hiking, going on the lake and spending time with family and friends.
Dawson County Chamber of Commerce,Director of Operations
Brenda Mason, Director of Operations, joined the Chamber in September of 2012. Prior to this position Brenda was a small business owner, owning a grocery store, a grading and transport business and a virtual administration business. Brenda holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting. She is certified in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and payroll specialist.
Dawson County Chamber of Commerce,Tourism & Events Director