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Call for Volunteer Board of Directors 2021-2023

01 Feb 2021 5:47 PM | Anonymous

2021-2023 Board of Directors: Available Positions + Job Descriptions

Nominations: January 19-February 5                 Election: March 16, 2021

First BOD Meeting: April 7   Noon-1:30PM       First General Meeting: April 20 11am-Noon

2019 KBOA Bylaws                    2021 Virtual Event Calendar


The Kirkwood Business Owners' Association also known as KBOA was established in 2007 to promote growth, stability and profitability of the Kirkwood Business District. Kirkwood is bound on the north by DeKalb Avenue, on the south by Memorial Drive and Interstate 20, on the west by Montgomery Street, and on the east by 1st Avenue. 

TERM: March 2021-March 2023

  • 2 year term

  • Up to 13 seats total        

  • 1 open seats on the Executive Committee +  2 open At-Large seats

  • Committees open     


Vice President (1) Executive Committee: 

  • Assists the President with both the BOD and general body meetings. 

  • Advocates on behalf of the membership to the community at large. 

  • Coordination with the Director for key projects. 

  • Holds fiduciary responsibilities.

At-Large  (2): 

  • Attend all monthly meetings and assist on projects and outreach. At-Large members may develop a committee based on need and support from general members. 


  • Membership: Assist with outreach to potential, new and existing members. 

  • Marketing: Assist with social media marketing of members. 

  • Wine Stroll Marketing: Assist with social media for Wine Stroll. 



President: Sam Mugavro: Smugs Fitness

Vice President: OPEN

Secretary: Katie Greiner-Francis: Birdie’s Bone Broth for Pets

Treasurer: Josh Bennett: Bennett’s Accounting Services


Chair: Sumarie Forrester: Forrester Fundraising

Vice Chair: Randy Brazee:  Homes for Atlanta 


  • Wine Stroll Marketing: OPEN 

  • Entertainment: Parker Smith: Guitar Shed


Co-Chairs: Sam Mugavro: Smugs Fitness + Carrie Padget: Blank Canvas Massage

Committee: OPEN

NPU-O Liaison: Carrie Padget: Blank Canvas Massage

Film Liaison: Emily Wimbush: Augusta Designs

Social Media and Marketing: Leslie Brashear:  Delightful Sites & Delightful Tours

Committee: OPEN

At-Large Board Members: 

Dano Kirk: Kirkyard Public House (Lanta Gras representative/proxy)

Tim Jackson: DJ Tiny


  • Dan Wingate: The Pullman

WHO CAN RUN? To be eligible to run, your business must be a current member of KBOA and representing the business member. The owner of the company does not have to be the one to be on the board of directors as long as it is approved by the owner. Only 2 seats available for non business owners. 

  • Members or associate members in good standing.

  • Members are businesses and property owners that operate within the bounds of Kirkwood.

  • Associate members operate outside of the bounds of Kirkwood.

Check your membership here. If you are not listed in the directory, your membership has lapsed. 

Executive Officers and Committee Chairs make up the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors Time Commitments: 10 hours per month + Mixers & Events + Work Sessions

  • The executive officers are the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. The executive officers govern KBOA.

  • Committee Chairs vote on major issues and manage each area of expertise.  Reports to the Executive Officers and works closely with the Director on action items and plans.

Required Monthly Meetings: 5 hours

Board of Directors may not miss more than 3 meetings total per term.

  • Attendance of BOD meetings on the 1st Wednesday of the Month from Noon-1:30pm.

  • Attendance of the General Membership meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 11:00am- Noon.

  • Attendance at quarterly business mixers. 

    • Shared Between All Board Members: Attendance of neighborhood association monthly meeting. Estimated 2 hours.  Sign up for dates in advance. 

Working Sessions & Follow up: 5 hours

  • No more than 5 hours per month during normal KBOA functions regarding preparation of agendas, follow up items and emails between the Board of Directors and the community.

2021 Virtual Event Calendar

Kirkwood Business Owners Association (KBOA) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Atlanta, Georgia 30317

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