Board of Governors & Officers

Board-Appointed Officers

Board of Governors of The Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Association at its Fall Meeting held in Atlanta on October 27, 1967, in the Board room at the Association’s former Headquarters at 166 16th Street.

2018 – 2020

Mark Francoeur, President, Bedford, NH
Charles W. “Charlie” Bitzer, Vice President, Pittsburgh, PA
Meredith Mapel, Treasurer, Durango, CO

Board Members

Ulysses Lee ‘Junior’ Bridgeman, Lenexa, KS
Cy W. Chesterman, Sioux City, IA
Albert C. Clark, Starkville, MS
Jeffrey “Jeff” DeBauge, Emporia, KS
Michael Faber, St. Cloud, MN
Bruce Hanna, Roseburg, OR
J. Frank Harrison, III, Charlotte, NC
T. J. Herauf, Dickinson, ND
Dave Katz, Charlotte, NC
Carl Lehrkind IV, Bozeman, MT
Randolph “Randy” Mayo Jr., Winfield, KS
Francis McGorry, Philadelphia, PA
M. Trevor Messinger, Rapid City, SD
John Odom, Anchorage, AK
Jack Pelo, Salt Lake City, UT
Hager Rand, Durham, NC
Andrew Reyes, Rosemont, IL
Edwin C. “Cookie” Rice, Springfield, MO
Mark Schortman, Dallas, TX
John Sherman, Birmingham, AL
Troy Taylor, Tampa, FL
Kirk Tyler, Atlantic, IA
Martin Williams, Corinth, MS

Board-Appointed CCBA Officers and Executive Management Team
John Gould, Executive Director and CEO, Atlanta, GA
Suzy Higginbotham, Chief Financial Officer, Atlanta, GA
Charles Norton, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Atlanta, GA
Ilene Grimes, VP, Bottler Support Services & Customer Governance

The Board of Governors meets twice annually and convenes at other times as necessary.  Board-appointed Bottler Officers serve two-year terms.


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