A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HONORING BELINDA DAVIS, ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF BUTTS COUNTY TO ATTEST ALL DOCUMENTS; AND FOR OTHER LAWFUL PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, Belinda Davis began her career with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 1991 as an Accounting Technician, progressively moving up the career ladder to become a Business Manager, Deputy Warden of Administration, Superintendent of a Probation Detention Center, Warden over four successive state prisons, Field Operations Manager of the Southeastern Area and ultimately, Regional Director of the North Region of Georgia, her current position, and;

WHEREAS, Belinda Davis has, during the course of her career, excelled professionally, including serving as President of the Georgia Prison Wardens Association, completing three college degrees and numerous career related accreditations including the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, and;

WHEREAS, Belinda Davis has been a significant contributor to various causes and initiatives which have enhanced the community in her capacities with the state as well as her work with her local church, Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where she serves on the Board of Trustees, all of which have benefitted Butts County and fostered a positive relationship between the County and the State of Georgia, and;

WHEREAS, Belinda Davis, having been an honorable steward of the public trust has elected to retire from her position effective November 1, 2018, now, therefore be it;

RESOLVED, the Commission hereby declares that the foregoing preamble and whereas provisions set forth hereinabove constitute, and shall be considered to be, substantive provisions of this Resolution and are hereby incorporated by reference into this provision.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Commission, through this Resolution, does hereby honor and recognize Belinda Davis for her numerous contributions to the betterment of Butts County and commends her for her service to the State of Georgia on the occasion of her retirement, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board authorizes the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners to sign this Resolution on their behalf and to authorize the Clerk of Butts County to attest this document and spread this resolution upon the minutes of the Board of Commissioners.

Adopted in open session this 15th Day of October, 2018

/S/ Chairman Russ Crumbley

IN ATTESTATION THEREUNTO
/S/ J. Michael Brewer, Clerk of Butts County Georgia