A Member of Georgia Family Connection


The Oconee Area Resource Council (OARC) is a local 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation that serves as the local decision-making body for the Georgia Family Connection. OARC identifies the needs of the community and works to fill those needs by combining resources and services. Our goal is to ensure that all residents of Oconee County will live in a healthy, safe and stable environment. To this end, we bring together community partners to develop, implement and evaluate programs that address the challenges facing Oconee County residents. 

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Take a look at our programs!

  • Oconee Mentor Program

    A Mentor can make a Positive Difference

    Learn More
  • Oconee Food for Kids

    No Child should be worried about their Next Meal!

    Learn More
  • Summer Food for Kids

    Making sure Families have Food to Eat during the Summer!

    Learn More
 How Can I Help?
OARC STAFF
Ann Hester
Executive Director
ann@oconeeconnection.org
706-769-4974

Amanda Davis
Oconee Mentor Program
amanda@oconeeconnection.org
706-769-4974
 
Linda Schroeder
Office Manager
linda@oconeeconnection.org
706-769-4974

Rachel Marshall
Marketing Coordinator/Event Planner
rachel@oconeeconnection.org
706-769-4974

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2017-2018

Dr. Wanda L. Stitt-Gohdes, Chair
UGA Career & Information Studies, Retired

Chuck Horton, Treasurer
UGA Law Enforcement, Retired

Coleman Benko, Secretary
Oconee State Bank, Vice President

Jennifer Adams
Oconee County School System
Assistant Principal 

Bonnie Dirr
Artist, Illustrator

Emily Givens
UGA Alumni Director of Communications, Retired

Zoe Gattie
Oconee County School System
Executive Assistant 

Naomi Lupton
Hilliard Lyons Securities
Licensed Securities Associate

Austin Marable
Oconee County BOC
GIS Specialist

Rosemarie Newman
Public Health Nutritionist, Retired

Bob Tucker
Business Executive, Retired

Ray Watson
Principal, Retired


ADVISORY BOARD

Jeff Faulkner
Tammy Gilland
John Beasley
Dr. Penny Mills 



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