Campbell Announces Retirement, Wade Promoted to President

After almost 40 years in the damage prevention industry, Claudette Campbell has announced that she plans to retire on April 1, 2019. Corporate Communications Director Meghan Wade has been named successor and effective September 1, 2017 became President of Georgia 811. Campbell will remain CEO until her retirement date.

“I am excited to share this news. Meghan has been part of our team for more than 11 years and has accomplished many things for Georgia 811, locally in our state and nationally for the sake of damage prevention,” Campbell shares. “In addition to her job responsibilities, Meghan has actively participated with, and held leadership roles for, organizations like the Georgia Utility Coordinating Council (GUCC), Common Ground Alliance (CGA), One Calls of America (OCOA) and Southeastern One Call Systems (SOCS).”

“We will continue our mission to be an industry leader in promoting safety and preventing damages to utility facilities while providing education to our stakeholders,” Wade explains. “During her career, Claudette has been a trailblazer and an innovator. I am honored to assume this role and excited to continue her legacy. To be able to work with her in this capacity during our transition to her retirement is an example of her commitment to Georgia 811.”