Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

Board of Directors

GACS Board of Directors

The GACS Board of Directors is governed by an elected group of 17 retail and 2 supplier members. Their mission is to advance the success of the convenience store industry through political engagement, knowledge circulation, and relevant services.

GACS Officers

Brian Griffith - Chairman
Golden Pantry Food Stores * Bogart, GA

Patrick Parker - Chairman Elect & Finance Chair
The Parker Companies * St. Simons Island, GA

Ed Hong - Government Relations Chair
Clipper Petroleum * Flowery Branch, GA

Ken Johnson - Membership Development/Training Chair
Friendly Express * Waycross, GA

Clint Hancock - Annual Meeting/Program Chair
Jet Food Stores * Sandersville, GA

Mark Reese - Annual Tradeshow Chair
RaceTrac Petroleum * Atlanta, GA

GACS Directors

Jimmy Cain - Past Chairman
PetroSouth, Inc. * Griffin, GA

T. J. Heath - Director
Jarett Heath, Inc. * Gray, GA

Tim Huff - Director
McDonald Oil * LaGrange, GA

Mike Hyde - Director
Pit Stop Convenience Centers * Peachtree City, GA

Natalie Jones - Director
Jones Petroleum * Jackson, GA

Dave Lloveras - Director
Sprint Foods * Wrens, GA

Tommy Patel - Director
Susie Q's Foods * Thomasville, GA

Grant Schmeelk - Director
Bagwell & Spears * Ball Ground, GA

Lynn Watson - Director
Aden's Minit Market * Douglas, GA

Chuck Brooks - Supplier Board Chairman
Spalding Amusement * Experiment, GA

Mark Scudder - Past Supplier Board Chairman
Meco of Atlanta * Doraville, GA