On Aug. 29, 2014, Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Kimberly Carroll-Hawkins of Marietta and Kenneth Holton of Valdosta to fill two open positions on the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

Kimberly Carroll-Hawkins is currently the chief deputy of the Cobb County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office. She has been employed with the Cobb County Judicial System for over 20 years, serving in both Juvenile and Superior Court. She is an active member of the Marietta Rotary Club and the Marietta Business Association. Carroll-Hawkins earned a paralegal certificate from Kennesaw State University, a certificate of Court Administration from the Georgia Council of Court Administrators and completed the Judicial Administration Program at Michigan State University. She and her husband, Terry, have three children. They reside in Marietta.

Kenneth Holton is the executive director for Raintree Village Children’s Home. Before coming to Raintree in 1998, Holton spent most of his life serving in ministry positions. He is a member of Together Georgia and the Christian Child and Family Services Association. Holton earned a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University and a master’s degree from Valdosta State University. He and his wife, Ginny, have four children and two grandchildren. They reside in Valdosta.