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March 2, 2023

Forward Brunswick adds new board member

Forward Brunswick adds new board member

Forward Brunswick announced on Wednesday the addition of Jason Umfress to its board of directors.

Umfress currently serves as the vice president of student affairs and enrollment management at College of Coastal Georgia. A resident of the city’s historic district, Umfress brings with him over 20 years of higher education and leadership experience. He is also president of the Golden Isles Arts & Humanities board of directors and chair of the PorchFest Brunswick committee. In the past, Umfress was a member of the United Way of Coastal Georgia’s board of directors.

In a statement, Forward Brunswick board chairman Ed Farley welcomed Umfress’ unique perspective and commitment to the city.

Forward Brunswick aims to coordinate businesses, government agencies and other groups in the city to perform revitalization projects and promote economic development. For more information, visit