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Check here for the most up-to-date information on important state government events and GCOA news. 

On June 29, 2021, Governor Brian Kemp announced that Gerlda Hines will be sworn in as the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services (DHS) on June 30, 2021. Commissioner Hines will be replacing Commissioner Robyn Crittenden, who will begin her role as the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue in July. Commissioner Hines previously served as the Chief of Staff for the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS). Hines has more than 17 years of experience in state government and more than 25 years of experience in financial management. Read more HERE.

Commissioner Robyn Crittenden announced the appointment of Eve Anthony to the Georgia Council on Aging in June of 2021. She has been advocating for aging Georgians for over 20 years! Ms. Anthony, a resident of Athens, Georgia, serves as the President and CEO of the Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA). The ACCA helps to meet the unmet needs of older residents of Athens by providing services like transportation, exercise and wellness classes, and caregiver support. In 2019, Ms. Anthony received the Service Award at the Georgia DHS Aging and Disability Resource Connection's Healthy Community Summit, recognizing her valuable contributions to the aging community over her career. The GCOA is ecstatic to have Ms. Eve Anthony join the Council!


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