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Lakeside Better Not Bigger

Educate DeKalb


Please contact DeKalb County Leadership and express your opposition to the expansion plan.


December 5, 2016 E-SPLOST 5 Vote including expansion of Dunwoody HS, Chamblee Charter HS, and Lakeside HS by the DeKalb County Board of Education


Click here to view the actual proceeding recording.  The discussion and vote begin at the 34:43 minute mark.  The Lakeside HS representative Jim McMahan speaks at 36:30 minutes.



GA Dept of Education Board Member Phone

Email Address

Barbara Hampton, CPA

Sixth Congressional District

(404) 657-7410

[email protected]

DeKalb County School Superintendent



Dr. R. Stephen Green

(678) 676-1200

[email protected]

DeKalb County Board of Education Members



Dr. Michael A. Erwin, District 3, BOE Chair

(voted for expansion)

(404) 599-4090 [email protected]

Marshall Orson, District 2, BOE Vice Chair

(voted for expansion)

(404) 621-3205 [email protected]

James L. ‘Jim’ McMahan, BOE Commissioner District 4

(outgoing Lakeside representative - voted for expansion)

(404) 621-5854 [email protected]

Allyson Gevertz, BOE Member Elect District 4

(incoming Lakeside representative)


[email protected]

Stan Jester, District 1

(voted against expansion)

(678) 656-4102 [email protected]

Vickie Turner, District 5

(voted for expansion)

(678) 570-9886 [email protected]

Dr. Melvin Johnson, District 6

(voted for expansion)

(404) 621-3324 [email protected]

Dr. Joyce Morley, District 7

(voted for expansion)

(404) 599-9632 [email protected]

SPLOST V Advisory Committee


[email protected]

DeKalb County School District Administration



Dan Drake, Interim Chief Operating Officer

 (678) 676-1446
[email protected]

Trenton Arnold, DCSD Regional Superintendent

 (678) 676-0671
[email protected]

Richard Boyd, DCSD Design and Construction Director

 (678) 676-1200 [email protected]

Lakeside High School Leadership



Damian Bounds, Lakeside High School Principal

 (678) 874-6703

[email protected]

Sarah Merkle, Lakeside High School Principal Advisory Council Chairperson

  [email protected]

Julie Dasher, Lakeside High School PTSA Co-President

  [email protected]

Laura Morse, Lakeside High School PTSA Co-President

  [email protected]

Lakeside High School Construction Advisory Committee

  [email protected]



Lakeside Better Not Bigger

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