Gov. Nathan Deal appointed two Gainesville men to state board this week.
Wayne M. Jessup of Gainesville will serve on the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority. Jessup retired as managing partner from the certified public accounting firm of Jessup Compton & Pierce PC in 2010.
He is a former member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a life member of the Georgia Society of Certified Accountants. He is also a former member of the Gainesville Kiwanis Club.
Jessup earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and his master's degree from Georgia College.
Michael H. Callahan of Gainesville will serve on the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiologists.
Callahan is a board certified otorhinolaryngologist serving the Northeast Georgia region. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree and residency training at the Medical College of Georgia.
He currently serves as president of the Hall County Medical Society, is an active member of the Medical Association of Georgia and sits on several committees for the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.