Boards, Auth. and Committees

Gwinnett Animal Advisory Council

The Gwinnett Animal Advisory Council (GAAC) was established on March 4, 1993 as an advisory council for the purpose of studying, making recommendations, and offering professional advice to the Board of Commissioners on animal welfare and other animal-related issues in Gwinnett County. 

The Council shall be composed of seven (7) members, as follows:

  • The Chairwoman and the members of the Board of Commissioners shall each have one (1) appointment
  • One (1) member shall represent the Gwinnett Municipal Association
  • One (1) member shall represent the Gwinnett County Board of Health 
Members serve a two-year term.

View Notices, Agendas, and Minutes

Generally, meetings are held once per quarter-year. Meetings are held at the Gwinnett Animal Shelter, 844 Winder Highway Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046. For detailed information on meetings, please click the blue button above.


Must be residents of Gwinnett County.

Responsibilities / Powers

To provide a channel for dialogue between citizens and the Board of Commissioners and bring about cooperation and coordination of resources to maximize animal welfare.

Active Members
Appointed By Position Name Representing Term Expires
Chairwoman's Appointment Dr. Tameka Womack 12/31/2024
District 1 Appointment Vacant Position 12/31/2025
District 2 Appointment Nahum Nicholas 12/31/2024
District 3 Appointment B. Thassanee Gutter-Parker 12/31/2025
District 4 Appointment Gail LaBerge 12/31/2024
BoC Appointment Erin Martin Board of Health 12/31/2024
BoC Appointment Jeanne Aulbach Gwinnett Municipal Association 12/31/2025