Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

Educational Foundation Board of Directors

GACS Educational Foundation

Board of Directors

The Education Foundation leads the GACS scholarship program, which annually distributes nearly $20,000 to GACS member employees or children of employees.


Theo Hyde - Chairman

Pit Stop Convenience Centers, Inc.


Slaton Whatley - Vice Chairman

Whatley Oil Company


Mark Scudder - Treasurer

MECO of Atlanta


Deb Powell - Secretary

J & L Ventures


Matt McGhee - Director

Underwood Restaurant & Equipment Co.


Carlene Walden - Director

Jet Food Stores


Emily Smith - Director



Michael Akins - Director

Hunt Brothers Pizza


For information on our scholarships, including available scholarships and eligibility requirements, please click here.