Foundation Board of Directors Announces Two New Members

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 24, 2008 – The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Board of Directors has elected two new members—Mark Hanly, MD, and Randal Morris.

Hanly is a board certified pathologist who earned his medical degree from the University of Rhodesia and completed residencies in Durban, South Africa, the University of Zimbabwe, and the University of Cape Town. Additionally, he completed fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Hanly is the director of Anatomical Pathology and Cytology Services at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus and is the Glynn County medical examiner and a consultant pathologist with Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. He is also an associate clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia and clinical professor of Laboratory Science at Coastal Georgia Community College.

Hanly’s previous appointments include serving as a World Health Organization (WHO) funded consultant pathologist at the University of Zimbabwe and a consultant pathologist at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. His papers have been published in distinguished medical journals worldwide, including the American Journal of The Medical Sciences, The Cancer Bulletin, Southern Medical Journal, and the Australian New Zealand Journal of Medicine. Hanly is also a much sought after public speaker and has made presentations everywhere from Brunswick and Savannah to San Diego, California, and Turin, Italy.

Morris, who has a Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia, is the regional public affairs manager for Georgia Pacific. Morris, a native of St. Marys, joined Georgia-Pacific in January of 2007. He manages the public/external affairs and communications for four Georgia Pacific facilities in the Brunswick region, including Brunswick Cellulose, GP Gypsum, the GP Sterling sawmill and the company’s bleached board operation in St. Marys.

Prior to joining Georgia Pacific, Morris served on the faculty of the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute where he worked with communities across Georgia to help them enhance their community and economic development initiatives. He worked for more than 20 years in the economic development field and has served in various positions at local and statewide levels including Brunswick, Savannah, Conyers and with the former Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism where he was deputy commissioner from 1997-2000. Morris was a member of the 1993 Leadership Georgia class and served as a trustee from 1995-1997.

In addition to Hanly and Morris, Foundation Board members are James A. Bishop, Chair; Cornelius P. Holland III, Vice Chair; Bruce C. Dixon, Secretary; John J. Rogers, Treasurer; Donna Godbey; Col. Thomas W. Fuller, Ret; William H. Gross; Lucia Gumaer; Matthew P. Hodgdon; Vel Knight McGrath; W. Ron Maulden; and Hugh Nunnally.

The Foundation was incorporated in 1994 to develop resources, which support the Health System, a not-for-profit, non-tax-supported entity—100% of the Health System’s charitable support is utilized for patient care, and no funds are diverted to overhead or operational costs. For more information about the Foundation call (912) 466-3360 or visit