The membership of the Georgia Opioid Settlement Advisory Commission (“GOSAC”) is prescribed by a May 2023 Executive Order by Governor Brian Kemp and subsequent Executive Orders. GOSAC consults with and provides recommendations to the Trustee regarding the allocation of settlement funds.

Four members and one non-voting chairperson are appointed by Governor Kemp and are listed below. Four other members will be appointed by local governments in the near future.

GOSAC Members

Evan Meyers, Chairperson
    Evan Meyers is Deputy Executive Counsel in the Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp.

Cassandra Price
    Cassandra Price is Director of the Office of Addictive Diseases at the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities.  

Dr. R. Chris Rustin
    Dr. Chris Rustin is Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Sheriff Gary Sisk
    Sheriff Gary Sisk is the Sheriff of Catoosa County, Georgia.  

Grant Thomas
    Grant Thomas is Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health. 

Betty Cason
    Betty Cason is the City of Carrollton Mayor. 

Claiborne “Clay” Davis
    Claiborne “Clay” Davis is the Spalding County Board of Commissioners Chairman. 

Edward Reynolds
    Edward Reynolds is the City of Bainbridge Mayor and a Georgia Registered Pharmacist. 

David A. Kidd
    David A. Kidd is the Board Chair for Advantage Behavioral Health Systems and is the current Vice President of the Georgia Association of Community Service Boards (GACSB).