The Mainstreet Community Board of Directors are made up of your neighbors. They are volunteers who are responsible for the governance of Mainstreet. The Board of Directors establishes policies and procedures and oversees our community. The Board also employs a property management company to implement its policies and procedures as well as to manage the day-to-day operations of Mainstreet.
Section 1. Number: The affairs of the Association shall be governed by a Board of Directors composed of five (5) persons, each of whom must be a resident-owner, member of the Association in good standing at all times during service as Director.
Section 2. Term: The term of each Director shall be two (2) years. Two (2) seats shall be filled at each regular election occurring in an odd-numbered year. Three (3) seats shall be filled at each regular election occurring in an even-numbered year. The regular election of Directors shall be held on the same day as the annual meeting of the members.
See Mainstreet Community's By-Laws, Article 5, Section "Board of Directors," for more.
PRESIDENT, Board of Directors
PATRICE DIAMONDhas been a resident of the Mainstreet community for many years and is also a past Board member. As Secretary of the Mainstreet Community Board of Directors, she will continue the vision started years ago. She respects the trust and confidence that homeowners showed by voting her on to the Board in 2009, 2010, and 2012. As a Board member, along with other loyal volunteers in the community, she will continue to work projects such as the Garden & Landscape Committee, Welcome Committee, Nimblechase Crime Watch Coordinator and Mainstreet Grants Committee.She brings to the Board a sincere and concerted effort to improve accountability, accessibility, trust and confidence. She will provide responsiveness to homeowners and conscientious, accessibility, trust and confidence. Patrice is a strong proponent of responsiveness to homeowners, straightforward and transparent stewardship over programs, and monies the community has entrusted to the Board. Her focus is on making tangible improvements in the quality of life for Mainstreet community now and in the future.
VICE PRESIDENT, Board of Directors
SHARON DICKEYis a native of Detroit, Michigan and a graduate of Michigan State University, as well as a member of the National Honor Society. She moved, with her daughter and son, to Stone Mountain, GA in December of 1983. As a graphic designer, she has worked for the Detroit Free Press, the City of Detroit, and retired from Fulton County Government where she held the position of Sr. Graphic Designer. She has also taught illustration and graphic design courses at Macomb County Community College, in Michigan and the Art Institute of Atlanta. Sharon has been the owner and resident of a townhouse in Parkside since 1991. She has been active on committees for the improvement of Parkside and Disney Court and the relationship between townhomes and rest of the community. She created the motto, "Parkside/Disney Court is Mainstreet, Mainstreet is Us." Also, she was instrumental in the modifications of the Parkside/Disney Court Townhomes' By-Laws, and she has volunteered for numerous Mainstreet projects and events. As a member of the Board, her goals are to continue improvements to Mainstreet, to improve communications between the Board and homeowners, and to increase homeowner participation. In addition, Sharon hopes to help create a more positive attitude in every aspect of Mainstreet.
SECRETARY, Board of Directors
ANITA DEAN WILLIAMS, an Army brat, was born in Baltimore, MD, grew up in Hawaii and came to Georgia when she was a junior in high school. Graduating in the top 10 of her class at Frederick Douglas High School, she attended Georgia State University and Atlanta Technical College majoring in Early Childhood Care. She subsequently went to ministerial school and became an ordained minister in 1990, facilitating the prayer ministry at Hillside International Truth Center for many years. Currently she is an Evangelist ministering to Mothers and Children at Risk. Her experience includes 10 years in the banking industry as Loan Teller, Head Teller and Secretary to the District Manager. Moving to the field of law, she managed the law office of Feldman, Rand, Ezor and Olens for 20 years and presently conducts surveys for the United States Census Bureau. Moving to DeKalb County for her four children, when DeKalb had the best schools in the state, she has been a proud resident of Mainstreet Community for the past 20 years. Her desire is to continue to be a contributing and positive influence to our community and maintain it as a vibrant, safe, and desired place for us all to live and thrive.
TREASURER, Board of Directors
HERMAN TATE is a native of Quitman, GA. As captain of both the basketball and football teams in high school, he attended Fort Valley State University on a basketball scholarship. A Vietnam veteran, he joined the military police and graduated from Albany State University with a degree in Business Administration after honorably serving his country. His experience includes banking on Wall Street as a Credit Officer with Franklin National Bank, Territory Manager with Amoco Oil Company and Ciba Pharmaceutical, and 23 years of service with the U. S. Postal Service. His goal is to utilize this experience by assisting the Board in maintaining and improving property values in Mainstreet and to keep it a safe and desirable community to live in. As a resident for the last 25 years, he is the proud father of four and has four grandchildren.
MEMBER-AT-LARGE, Board of Directors
PATRICIA PRAYOR has been an active resident of Mainstreet Community for the past 24 years. As a former board member, she recently retired Emory Healthcare after 44 years of employment. As a former member of the Board, she is committed to making decisions that will continue to move Mainstreet forward. During her previous tenure, Patricia participated with the Board to ensure active responsiveness and a concern for all issues relevant to the community at large. Her dedication to this process in a subsequent role as volunteer has helped the current Board and staff on many occasions. Her commitment to Mainstreet was a key component in the decision to run for the board again. Her goal is to continue the vision for improved property values and a safe community.
Mainstreet day-to-day operations is managed by the on-site staff, while CMA - Community Management Associates, Inc. is the management company hired by Mainstreet to handle financials.
*Management staff, board of directors and committee chairpersons can be reached at 770.469.7238
NADINE RIVERS-JOHNSON, Community Association Manager, is an Atlanta transplant and has lived here since moving from Pittsburgh, PA by way of upstate New York, in 1978. A native of Pittsburgh, she has lived in the Stone Mountain area since 1985 and has been a homeowner in Mainstreet for the past 19 years. Nadine is a graduate of both Clark Atlanta University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & English, and Atlanta Christian College, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services & Counseling. She is Chair of the DeKalb County Zoning Board of Appeals, Co-Chair of DeKalb County's CIP (Capitol Improvement Program) Advisory Group, Board of Commissioners Census Ambassador, Code Enforcement Steering Committee Member, and PRISM Representative. As the Editor-In-Chief of The Mainstream, she is also the Social Activities and Grant Committee Chair and Community Volunteer Liaison. A former real estate investor, she brings 18 years of property management, and marketing experience to the Mainstreet staff. She is the owner of a business development consulting firm and has over 20 years of human resources experience. Nadine is also the mother of two adult daughters, also Mainstreet residents.
VELVET LOYAL, Office Associate, is a native of Newark, NJ, currently living in Stone Mountain with her husband. Velvet has over 23 years of customer service experience with specific strengths in client relations and business organization. She is an avid Mainstreet volunteer, Co-Chair of the Social Activities Committee, and runs the very successful Mainstreet Concession Stand. Velvet has lived in Georgia for the last 12 years and has been a resident and homeowner in Mainstreet for the last seven years. Her wish for the community is continued growth and prosperity for all residents. Velvet also wants to encourage homeowners to support community activites, and feel free to contact her regarding any and all account issues.
MAINTENANCE STAFF - Charlie McCain is a native of North Carolina and a resident of the Stone Mountain for over 25 years. He is an experienced Special Projects Manager, maintenance supervisor, and a former real estate agent. Charlie also previously worked as a claims adjuster and appraiser. He is married and the father of two sons and one granddaughter.
MAINTENANCE STAFF - Roberto Carlos is a graduate of Sena Technical School and has a background as an Industiral Maintenance Mechanic. He also has experience in property maintenance and electrical. R. Carlos is married with three daughters and a son and looking forward to providing continued excellent customer service to all Mainstreet homeowners and residents.
MAINTENANCE STAFF - Roberto Suarez was born in Magdalena, Columbia and his familial home is in Baranquilla, Columbia. He has been in the U.S. for over 12 years and became a naturalized United States citizen in 2010. He has been a Mainstreet Community employee for the last six years. Roberto is married and is the proud father of four children; he also has six grandchildren.
Chester MCSA, Latest Staff Addition, was added in 2011 and provides transportation and work support to the Mainstreet maintenance team. Made in the United States, he is a stable and hard working employee whose sole goal is to continue being a part of Team Mainstreet.
Mainstreet Community Services Association, Inc.
5001 Mainstreet Park Drive, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30088 Tel. 770.469.7238