DULUTH, GEORGIA, April 1, 2019 – Georgia 811 is pleased to announce the appointment of Meghan Wade as its new President & CEO. Wade has played an integral role in promoting damage prevention at Georgia 811 for 13 years, serving first as Director of Corporate Communications and then being named President in 2017. Aside from her job responsibilities, Wade has actively participated in and held leadership roles in several state, regional, and national organizations including the Georgia Utility Coordinating Committee (GUCC), the Georgia Pipeline Emergency Response Initiative (GPERI), Common Ground Alliance (CGA), One Calls of America (OCOA), and Southeastern One Call Systems (SOCS).
“Wade’s leadership expertise in the damage prevention industry and in-depth expertise on communication strategies, as well as her understanding of efficient partnering and the role of emerging technology will be a great contribution to Georgia 811’s efforts in becoming an industry leader in promoting safety and preventing damage to Georgia’s utility facilities,” said Allen Bell (Georgia Power Company), Chairman of the Georgia 811 Board of Directors.
Wade succeeds Claudette Campbell who has retired after nearly 40 years of dedicated service to Georgia 811.