Alumni Board Election

The following individuals have been nominated to serve on the Toccoa Falls Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2018-2020.

  • This is a three-year appointment, with the starting date beginning January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2020.
  • All Toccoa Falls graduates and former students are entitled to a vote.
  • If more than one member of your household is an alum, please vote separately.
  • There are three vacancies on the board; so please vote for three candidates.
  • Complete the ballot no later than December 18.

The election results will be announced on the website and Facebook.

Thank you for your participation in the Alumni Board election process and for your prompt response!


Kristin (Singletary, 2007) Johnson

President, Toccoa Falls Alumni Association


Rick Griffith (2002)Rick Griffith

Rick is a New Jersey native who, along with his wife and three preschool age children, journeyed south to Toccoa Falls, GA, in 1997 to study Christian Education at Toccoa Falls College. Through the following years, the entire family all earned degrees from TFC. Rick and Jody both served on staff for a number of years.

Rick is currently a Solutions Architect in the Chattanooga, TN, area. He has implemented and supported information management systems for numerous organizations and ministries in various industry sectors. He is gifted with the ability to understand how things work, where things are not working as intended, and the ability to dream and build solutions that help organizations achieve their goals. He is thrilled with the opportunity to help the alumni association focus its resources towards maximizing the engagement of its members and casting the vision for our role in supporting and promoting the TFC experience to future generations of TFC Alumni.

David Leenman (2006)David Leenman
While enrolled at Toccoa Falls College, David studied History Education, played on the soccer team, worked, and volunteered in several places on campus. Following graduation in May 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in History Education, he married Sarah Meise (2006) and began his career in education.
David continued his own education and earned advanced degrees from the United States Sports Academy (2009) and Valdosta State University (2016). Both David and Sarah work for the Habersham County School System. David is an assistant principal at the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy and Sarah works at Hazel Grove Elementary School.
David has remained active in the TFC community and served as the assistant soccer coach (2011-2015) and Sports Information Director (2012-2015) for the Screaming Eagles.

The Leenmans have three children; Gavin is seven, and twins, Tanner and Ansley, are six. Their family resides in Toccoa and they are active members of River Point Community Church in Mount Airy.

Joshua Lillie (2016)joshua_lillie

Joshua Lillie grew up in northeast Ohio, and moved to Toccoa, GA, to attend Toccoa Falls College in 2012. There he studied cross-cultural business administration with a minor in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), and graduated in May of 2016. During his time as a student, Joshua served as two consecutive terms as President of the Student Government Association.

Joshua currently serves as the Dual Enrollment Coordinator at TFC and as Assistant Pastor at New Life Community Fellowship, a Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Plant that gathers in Toccoa. Joshua enjoys making music, playing soccer, and downing a pot of coffee before lunchtime.

Donovan Smith (2016)  
Donovan Smith

Donovan is a 2016 graduate from TFC with a degree in business management. He was also blessed to play collegiate basketball all four years as a student. Donovan says, “I am thankful for everything that I learned and what was instilled in me as a student at TFC, which has prepared me for life after college.”

Donovan is currently an account manager at UPS. He also volunteers as an assistant coach at a local high school to help inner city kids. Donovan enjoys being a positive role model, providing guidance to the young men, and showing them  support in everything that they do.