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Brad Ray

Board Member

Brad Ray is currently the Executive Director of the Nate Chute Foundation and a consultant to for- and not-for profit organizations across the nation. He has held leadership roles at National CASA/GAL Association in training, resource development, marketing, performance management and program development. Prior to that he served as the founder and CEO of the Southwest Georgia Children’s Alliance, Inc – a nonprofit umbrella organization providing 17 rural counties with CASA best-interest advocacy, a children’s advocacy center, truancy intervention program, children in need of services program and domestic violence program.

Originally from Florida, his diverse professional background includes: a capital bureau legislative reporter; an owner of a public relations and advertising firm; a co-owner of college newspapers, and a political consultant. He holds of Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s of Public Administration.

In addition to his activities in the professional arena, Brad has also been very active in non-profit organizations. He most recently served on Seattle’s Uplift Northwest Board and Georgia’s Office of Child Advocate Advisory Board and has served on the Children's Advocacy Centers of Georgia Board, Southwestern Judicial Circuit Family Violence Council and Georgia CASA. He’s the past president of the Greater Tallahassee Advertising Federation and Dooly County Chamber of Commerce and the past chair of Big Bend Cares, The Rylander Theater and Cultural Authority and South Georgia Easter Seals.

He is also volunteered for or served on the boards of March of Dimes, Children’s Miracle Network, Big Bend Hospice, Literacy Volunteers of America, Americus-Sumter Arts Council and Guardian Ad Litem. is a 2007 recipient of The President’s Call to Service Award, which is the highest honor bestowed by the White House for volunteer service.

Brad Ray
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