Sonya Miller has been elected as the new President for the Magnolia Midlands Travel Association. Sonya is the President of the Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce.
The Magnolia Midlands Travel Association is one of the nine travel regions classified by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD).
The Magnolia Midlands Travel Association consists of 24 counties in Southeast Georgia. As the president of MMTA, Sonya will be responsible for presiding over monthly meetings and shall have the duties normally conferred as parliamentarian usage of this office. The president is also responsible for coordinating meeting sites and programs at each monthly meeting. The president, along with the other executive committee members of the association, will be responsible for representing MMTA at various state events and conferences.
Sonya has been employed with the Chamber of Commerce in Hazlehurst for five years.
“It is commendable that peers within Magnolia Midlands Travel Association found Sonya to be worthy to elevate to this position and our Chamber Board of Directors is very proud of her accomplishment,” said Eric Smith, Chamber Chairman. “I know that she will do well in representing Hazlehurst and Jeff Davis County using her background in marketing management and organizational leadership to help bring more visitors and tourism to our region.”
The purpose of the Magnolia Midlands Travel Association is to promote travel and tourism in the Southeast Georgia region by developing and engaging in tourist related programs designed to be beneficial to that region; and to work in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Economic Development toward the accomplishment of that purpose.