HCWA Celebrates Women's History Month at March Meeting

The Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) celebrated Women’s History Month by honoring two board members making history of their own at the utility. 

HCWA Vice-Chair Sandra Rozier and Secretary-Treasurer Myra Lott were honored at the March Authority Board Meeting for their public service and for their historical roles as officers on the HCWA Board as well.

Mrs. Rozier is the first female and African American Vice Chair of the HCWA, representing District 4 since January of 2021, following her appointment by Henry County Commissioner Vivian Thomas.

Among the issues of interest to Mrs. Rozier since her appointment to the Authority Board include a desire to promote education and awareness about careers in the water profession, especially through student internships at the HCWA. In addition, she is passionate about advancing opportunities for minority-owned, women- and veteran-owned businesses to participate in the procurement process to provide goods and services for the HCWA.

Professionally, Mrs. Rozier is an entrepreneur and CEO of TeamHOPE, LLC, which provides marketing, business development, project management, community engagement and consulting services for clients. 

Mrs. Rozier was born and raised in Pontiac, Michigan. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University and her Master of Science Degree from Central Michigan University. Her family has resided in Henry County for 21 years, and they are Members of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Stockbridge.

Mrs. Rozier is a Lifetime Member of the National Association of Black MBA’s. She is a Member of Jack and Jill of America’s Lake Spivey Chapter and a Member of the Eagle’s Landing Country Club Women’s Golf Association. She also is a Parent Volunteer and Fundraising Coordinator at Eagle’s Landing High School, where her daughter Mary is graduating with honors this year, prior to attending the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.

Additionally, Mrs. Rozier's community service includes work as a Board Member of the Tabernacle of Praise Christian Academy, a National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Jr. Adviser & Mentor for Henry County, as well as service on the Henry County Schools Athletic Association Parent Advisory Council, Henry County Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Parks Master Plan Steering Committee, and Communities in Schools Henry County Champions Council. 

Myra Lott joined the HCWA Board of Directors in January of 2023, following her appointment by Henry County District 5 Commissioner Kevin J. Lewis. 

Mrs. Lott is a Professional Project and People Manager, with over 30 years of experience in banking operations and implementations. She notes that she is an accomplished and motivated leader, exemplifying strong organizational and documentation skills. She is a problem-solving expert who drives high performance for meeting budgets, goals, and deadlines. Additionally, she is customer service oriented, building impactful teams by fostering relationships with clients and colleagues.

Mrs. Lott is Vice-Chair/Secretary of the Jack and Jill of America Associates group. She is a coordinator for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace, where she has volunteered her time to train people on how to become financially healthy for over 10 years. She also is a certified marriage coach.

Mrs. Lott received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She has lived in Henry County for 19 years, and she and her family attend Turning Point Church in McDonough. 

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HCWA Vice-Chair Sandra Rozier (right) and Secretary-Treasurer Myra Lott (left) were honored at the March Board Meeting by HCWA General Manager Tony Carnell (center) to celebrate Women’s History Month at the Authority.


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