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MWA Welcomes Sheddrick Clark to Board

Dec 2, 2019 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

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The MWA welcomed Sheddrick Clark to the Board of Directors. Mr. Clark has been appointment to fill the District 2 seat that was vacant following the passing of long-time Board Member Javors Lucas.

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) Board welcomed Sheddrick Clark to its ranks following his swearing in on Nov. 19, by the Hon. Sarah Harris, Judge of the Macon-Bibb County Probate Court. Mr. Clark is the new District 2 Member of the Macon Water Authority Board of Directors, following his appointment by Judge Harris to fill the seat vacated by the passing of long-time MWA Board Member Javors J. Lucas.

Mr. Clark will serve in this capacity as MWA District 2 Member until a candidate is elected through a Special Election on March 24, which will determine who will serve out the remainder of Mr. Lucas’ term, which is set to expire at the end of 2020. Mr. Clark’s first appearance on the MWA Board was at the Authority’s Committee Meetings on Nov. 21.

Mr. Clark is a native of Macon who has lived in Bibb County his entire life, and he currently resides in Lizella. With 23 years of experience in the finance industry, including 15 years as a local business owner and entrepreneur, he is the owner of Clark Accounting Service and 9 Entertainment, which is a concert promotions and entertainment company. He also established 9 Foundation, Inc., his youth organization that works with young people, locally.

At Clark Accounting Service, Mr. Clark provides services in the administration of accounting, purchasing, budgets, and fixed asset functions for his clients. Specific responsibilities include annual budget preparation, financial planning, financial reporting, debt service, and financial research.

Mr. Clark, who received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of West Georgia, also establishes and maintains inventory and accounting records for clients’ fixed assets, while overseeing monthly and annual financial closings. Clark Accounting Service prepares payroll and tax reports for over 30 companies, while preparing personal tax returns for more than 150 individual clients as well.

In addition to owning and operating his local businesses, Mr. Clark has previous professional experience as the Vice President of Finance for Superior Education Services, and prior to that as the Executive Director of Finance for the Older Americans Council of Middle Georgia, Inc.

Mr. Clark’s professional and civic activities outside of work include membership in the National Association of Black Accountants since 2009, and service as President of the 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia from 2012-2015. He is a Lifetime Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity as well. Mr. Clark served five years on the Macon Transit Authority Board, and he currently serves as a Board Member for the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.

Mr. Clark has one daughter — Shedrika Clark — and he and his wife LaTanya Singleton Clark are Members of Unionville Missionary Baptist Church, where Mr. Clark has served as a Member of the Church’s Board of Trustees for four years.

“I would like the residents of District 2 to know that I am an advocate for the voiceless,” says Clark. “I always want to do what is in the best interest of those I serve, and I want to make sure that District 2 residents are happy with how I carry out the responsibilities given to me.”

Media Contacts:

Chris Wood, Ph.D.
P: 770-757-1681
E: chris@jwapr.com or john.wood@gcsu.edu

Lisa Golphin, Sr. Executive Assistant of Strategic Planning
P: 478-464-5623
E: lgolphin@maconwater.org

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