Lamar Allen has served eleven years on the Effingham County Board of Education and is the current Chair. He serves on the GSBA Nominating Committee, and the GSBA Governmental Operations Committee (GOC). He is the Legislative Liaison and is the board designee for the GSBA Delegate Assembly. A successful farmer and business owner, he is the Past President of the Rotary Club, the United Way Board and the Chamber of Commerce. He also volunteers as a middle school baseball coach.