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Jimmy Atkins

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District 10 Director

Jimmy Atkins, Jr. – District 10 Director, has served on the Richmond County Board of Education since 2005. During this time, he has served as President, Vice President and Chair of the Building/Finance Committee. He has served as the system’s Delegate for the GSBA Delegate Assembly and the NSBA Advocacy Institute (formerly the Federal Relations Network). Active in the community, Atkins serves on the board of the Boys & Girls Club and the East Central Georgia Board of Health. He is a former board member of Augusta South YMCA, the Master City Little League, Liaison to City Planning & Zoning, Liaison to the Advisory Board, RCSS PTA Member, Richmond County Citizens for Good Government, a Mason and a Shriner.