Deal appoints three to boards

April 6, 2012

Elaine P. Snow, Board of Juvenile Justice (reappointment)
Snow serves as chief of police for the Rome Police Department. She serves on the Open Door Home Board of Trustees, the Rome/Floyd County Commission on Children & Youth, Seven Hills Rotary, the Georgia Public Safety Training Center-Dalton Academy Advisory Board, GBI-Georgia Crime Information Center Advisory Board and the FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems Southern Working Group. Snow earned a bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University and her master’s degree from Columbus State University. She is a graduate of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College and the FBI National Academy. She and her husband, Tommy, have two children and four grandchildren. They reside in Rome.

Kris L. Sperry, Office of Disability Services Ombudsman Medical Review Group (reappointment)
Sperry has held the position of chief medical examiner with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation since 1997. Prior to that, he worked with the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. Sperry received his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State College of Pittsburg and his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is a member of numerous national and international professional associations devoted to forensic medicine, pathology, child abuse and childhood injury, along with other aspects of forensic science. He and his wife, Blair, reside in Senoia. 

Donald S. Meck, State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Meck is a licensed psychologist and attorney at law. He maintains a private practice in forensic and clinical neuropsychology in Warner Robins. He is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology and an active member of the Georgia Bar Association. In addition, Meck is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association, American Psychological Association and Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. He is the recipient of the 2003 ASPPB State and Provincial Service Award. He received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, a master’s from Saint Mary’s University, a doctorate degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from John Marshall Law School. He and his wife, Deborah, have three grown sons and nine grandchildren. They reside in Bonaire.