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nonprofit

The Promenade Foundation, Inc.

Our Board

Meet Our Team

Janice Smith

President 

Janice Smith is one of the founders of the Promenade Foundation Incorporated.


She graduated from Lower Columbia College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science.  She is a registered nurse and certified case manager.


Janice also serves as co-chairman of social and special events for the 2019 National Square Dance Convention and as Senior Vice President of Environment for Wildlife Action Georgia.


She enjoys square dancing and  actively works to promote the future of square dance in her community.

Lonnie Thomas 

Vice President

Lonnie E Thomas is one of the founders of the Promenade Foundation Incorporated.



He studied organic chemistry at the University of Alabama,
works for Kone Elevator an   Escalators North America.



Lonnie also serves as co-chairman of social and special events for the 2019 National Square Dance Convention and as executive board member for Wildlife Action Georgia.


He enjoys square dancing and  actively works to promote the future of square dance in his community.

Raiford Peacock

Treasurer

Raiford has a varied background with experience in a number of different areas. After growing up on a small farm in rural south Georgia, he earned his BSA from the University of Georgia and taught high school chemistry and physics for several years.

After a short time with the USDA as Agricultural Management Specialist/Loan Officer, he assumed leadership of a small family- owned corporation. He worked as a licensed realtor for years, then returned to his alma mater to earn his Masters Degree with emphasis in Public Administration and Leisure Services. He finally found his true calling!

 
Raiford worked for over 15 years in local governments as Parks and Recreation Director, and during this time he successfully applied for grant funding for several new programs and facility renovations. He also earned his NRPA-CPRP credentials and served as a consultant for the Council on Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies. In this capacity, he worked with several local governments across the country to certify their compliance with accreditation standards.

For most of his working career, Raiford served as adjunct professor at local colleges and universities, focusing on administration of recreation departments, including budgeting and public finance.

  
Raiford’s passion and academic interests are in intergovernmental relations, the structure and management of nonprofit organizations, and the efficient use of public assets.

In addition to his professional service, he has been an active leader and served as treasurer for various youth sports and civic organizations over the past 45 years. He is now retired from public service and lives with his wife, Connie, near Dallas, GA.  

Jason Rorex

Board Member 
Sound Engineer at First Presbyterian Chattanooga,TN for over 17 years. He loves serving the Lord in the ministries that he is a part of in the Chattanooga area. 

He is the  owner of Tri Wave Productions a small media and entertainment business. As a service of Tri Wave he entertains groups of all ages with Western Dance.  You can check out more of the dancing part of his business at his website, www.hoedowntime.com
He was introduced to square dancing by a friend who was a caller back in March of 2013.  He loves to travel to Atlanta, GA and Square Dances with his friends in Atlanta.  He is a member of 2 Square Dancing clubs, Friday Night Live in Ringgold, GA and Bartow Dixie Grands in Cartersville, GA.

Dr. Andrea Fjeldahl

Board Member
Doctor of Chiropractic
who serve Canton at Back in Motion Chiropractic and the surrounding communities in GA . She is passionate about educating and empowering families to live healthier. 
She is a mother and loves spending time with her kids. 

If you have any questions about her practice in Canton you can check it out through her website, www.cantongeorgiachiropractor.com

She would love to talk to you about how you can  reclaim your health with an emphasis on diet and nutrition and the benefits of chiropractic care.