Craig Camuso Appointed to GVRS Board; Chairman Wilson and Secretary Adams Reappointed

July 20, 2018

The Office of Governor Nathan Deal has announced that CSX's Regional Vice President for State Government Affairs, Craig Camuso, has been appointed to serve on the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services (GVRS) Board. Camuso, who lives in Lawrenceville, also sits on the Board of Governors for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors for the Georgia Railroad Association and the honorary Board for Special Olympics Georgia. He is a graduate of the Leadership Georgia program.

Camuso holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Kim, have two children.

In addition, GVRS Board Chairman Tom Wilson was reappointed. After previously serving as Vice Chairman, Wilson was elected to his new role in May 2018. He retired as manager of the Athens Unit for Vocational Rehabilitation.  He previously served as president of the Georgia Chapter of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association and as president of the Georgia and National Rehabilitation Associations. Wilson is a current member of the Franklin Springs City Council and is a fellow of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association. He is also a recipient of the Georgia Rehabilitation Association (GRA) Professional Achievement Award and the GRA Citation Award.

Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia College and State University and a master’s degree from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Cathie, have two children and four grandchildren. They reside in Franklin Springs.

Also reappointed is GVRS Board Secretary Sandy Adams. Adams served as the Elbert County Schools Adapted PE teacher and PE Department Chair until retiring in 2013.  She is the founding sponsor and president of Friends Helping Friends Club, Inc., a 501(c) 3 charitable organization raising all funds and providing support for Friends Helping Friends Club (FHF), a young 300 student member club at the Elbert County (EC) High School and EC Middle School, which provides exceptional educational opportunities including school trips and special events for students who have special needs.  She also spent three summers as a fitness instructor for the Governor's Honors Program at Valdosta State University.  

Adams received an associate's degree from Emmanuel College, a master’s degree in Education from the University of Georgia and an education specialist degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Piedmont College.  She is the first teacher in Elbert County to obtain Georgia Master Teacher Certification and is also a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT).  Adams and her husband, Jeff, reside in Elberton.

Friday, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) Executive Director, Sean Casey, said, "We are thrilled to have Tom and Sandy's ongoing leadership. I value their wisdom, insight, and friendship immensely, and I believe Craig Camuso will provide enormous expertise from the business community. We are truly fortunate to have the GVRS Board's guidance." 

For media information, contact: Robin Folsom, GVRA Director of Communications and Marketing, robin.folsom@gvs.ga.gov