The Clarke County Board of Education on Jan. 11 elected Mamba Anderson of District 6 as its new president and Mark Evans of District 9 as vice president..
Elected to the board in 2020, Anderson moved to Athens in 1991 and attended Clarke County schools. She's the mother of three children, including a 2023 graduate of Clarke Central High School.
Anderson holds a PhD and is currently a clinical assistant professor at the University of Georgia's College of Public Health. She teaches, provides oversight in graduate education, and works on the college’s accreditation and evaluation activities, while also serving on several university and community boards and committees.
Her current board term expires in December 2024.
Evans was first elected to the board in 2022, and his current term expires in December 2026.
He is an assistant professor of education and the director of the Center of Teaching and Learning at Piedmont University.
He has two children in Clarke County schools.