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Congregant, Dr. Carol Holtz, Chair of the Cobb County Board of Health, has been selected for the 2020 Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) Fred Agel Governance Award!  This award is given annually in Georgia to recognize outstanding leadership, commitment, and service in the promotion of public health.  Mr. Agel was a longtime member of GPHA and a staunch advocate for social justice and public health. He was a founding member of the Georgia Association of Local Boards of Health and one of the original members of the board of the National Association of Local Boards of Health. His service to the community included 25 years on the DeKalb County Board of Health – 21 of them as its chair. In addition, he was a member of the Community Guide Taskforce of the CDC.  He was the first chair of the DeKalb Community Service Board and he was a member of the initial board of directors of the Georgia Association of Community Service Boards, and served on the board of directors of Compeer, a non-profit agency that matched supportive volunteers with persons receiving behavioral health treatment.  An award in his name holds significant meaning within Georgia Public Health!
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