Tabatha Wooten elected vice-president of the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts Jan. 15.
As vice-president, she will assist with leading GACD as they work with federal and state partners of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and with all 40 Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the promotion of natural resources conservation. She previously served as GACD’s Group 4 Alternate Vice-President where she represented seven Soil and Water Conservation Districts covering 42 counties in Southeast Georgia.
Tabatha has served as a District Supervisor for the Altamaha Conservation District representing Jeff Davis County since 2007. She and her husband, Vann, own and operate a diversified family farming operation in Douglas, where they manage 10 broiler houses, 150 head cattle herd and a variety of row crops and timber. In addition to managing the farm, Tabatha also operates a bookkeeping service where she serves clients ranging from agriculture to the medical field.
Tabatha is very active in serving numerous civic and political organizations on the state and local levels. She is a member of the Jeff Davis High School Business Education Advisory Committee, Georgia Young Farmers Association, Jeff Davis County Young Farmers Association, Jeff Davis County Extension Service Program Development Team, Jeff Davis County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, and the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association. Wooten was recognized in 2006 as the Conservationist of the Year for Jeff Davis County and was the 1998 Georgia Young Farmers Association Outstanding Family Farm of the Year.
She resides in Denton with husband Vann. They have two children, Derick and Lauren, and two grandchildren, Jackson and Blair. Tabatha is a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.