THINC College & Career Academy is governed by an fifteen-member Board of Directors. The composition of the board is intentionally designed to ensure majority representation from the business community:
- One (1) member nominated by the Superintendent and local Board of Education to represent secondary education.
- Three (3) members from the local post-secondary education institutions: West Georgia Technical College, LaGrange College and Point University.
- Three (3) high school parents, whose children are currently enrolled, representing each of the three (3) Troup County School System high schools.
- Eight (8) business representatives nominated by the Chamber of Commerce from the participating businesses: Medical Community, Large Corporation, Small Business, and At Large. Each business segment will include representation from two categories of business within the segment (ex.: manufacturing and service industries).
Governing Board of Directors
- Dr. Perrin Alford, representing West Georgia Technical College
- John Asbell of Georgia Power, representing LaGrange High School (Past Chair)
- Robby Burch of Interface, at-large nominee (Board Treasurer)
- Diane Cousins, APRN, representing Emory Healthcare
- Dr. Darryl Harrison, representing Point University
- Greg Hicks, representing Mud Creek Graphics
- Corinne Hodges, representing KIA
- Linda McMullen, representing LaGrange College
- Shawn Newingham, representing Caterpillar
- Lucinda Person, representing Kimberly Clark
- John Radcliffe, representing Troup County School System
- Margaret D. Schaufler, MD, representing West Georgia Physicians
- Toni Striblin of Roger’s Barbecue, representing Callaway High School
- Renae Willis, representing small business (Board Chair)
- Mike Young, representing Troup High School
The Board of Directors is further solidified with ex-officio (non-voting) members including the Superintendent of Troup County School System, the cooperating college Presidents, the directors of local development authorities, President of Chamber of Commerce and three high school students.