The Literacy Council

Serving Macon and Jackson Counties



Advisory Board

Bonnie Potts

Executive Director

Tonya Anderson

Program and Volunteer Manager

Carol Waldroop

Franklin Program Coordinator

Jackie Reyes

Program Instructor

Kelsey Parrish

ESL Instructor

Jenni Edwards
Program Instructor and Marketing

Freddie Lopez

​Program Instructor

Emma Barrette

Program Instructor

board of directors

The mission of The Literacy Council is to enrich lives and expand the knowledge of children, adults and families through diverse educational programs that advance literacy in its many forms and to promote lifelong learning, which results in an informed and empowered community.

Jane Jerry, Chair

Mary Ann Hardman, Vice Chair

Emily Wilmarth, Secretary

Cathy Manning, Treasurer

Chesley Garrett

Bob Lennon

Howard McMillan

Skip Neale

Susan Smith

Marjorie Christiansen

Melissa Delany

Lee Garrett

Sarah Holbrooks

Cindy Trevathan