March 25, 2013
Don Waters, CEO of Brasseler USA and a former partner at HunterMaclean, was recently appointed to the Georgia Board of Regents.
The board administers the 31 colleges and universities of the University System of Georgia as well as the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Georgia Public Library System. It also selects the University System’s chancellor. The board’s 19 members are appointed by the governor and serve seven year terms. Governor Nathan Deal appointed Don Waters to the board on March 1. Waters is chairman, president, and CEO of Brasseler USA, a Savannah-based healthcare company, providing instrumentation to healthcare professionals for use in restorative dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and oral hygiene. In addition to his years at HunterMaclean, Waters has also worked as a CPA and was a partner for Price Waterhouse. Waters’ wide experience will make him a formidable presence on the board.
This is not the first time a current or former HunterMaclean partner has served on the Georgia Board of Regents. E. Ormonde Hunter served as a regent from 1936-37 and in 1941. Hunter was one of the few board members who opposed the segregationist efforts of Governor Eugene Talmadge. In the summer of 1941, Talmadge sought to fire Drs. Marvin Pittman and Walter Cocking from their positions as president of Georgia Teachers’ College and dean of the College of Education at the University of Georgia, respectively, on account of their support for racial equality. Talmadge subsequently attempted to remove those board members who objected to the decision. Hunter was one of the few who spoke out against Talmadge and resisted pressure to resign from the board.
HunterMaclean proudly congratulates Don Waters in his appointment to the Georgia Board of Regents.
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