The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems by providing leadership, advocacy and services, and by representing the collective resolve of Georgia’s elected boards of education.


Amy Murphy

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Vice President

Amy has served on the Bryan County Board of Education since 2012.  She was elected as Chairman of the Bryan County Board of Education in 2019 and is currently serving her second term as board chairman. Ms. Murphy serves as the system’s Delegate for GSBA’s Delegate Assembly as well as serving on the Governmental Operations Committee (GOC).

Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from North Carolina State University and a Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University. She is a clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience in Child and Adolescent mental health. Amy is a passionate advocate for public education and strongly believes in the positive impact it can have not only on a child’s life, but also on an entire community.

Amy and her husband, Tony, happily moved to Georgia many years ago to raise their children. Amy has a son who recently graduated from Georgia State University and is employed as a nurse at Grady Hospital. Her daughter is enrolled in college and intends to pursue a degree in Elementary Education. Proudly, her children always attended public schools in Bryan County.