Matt W. Donaldson was appointed as the Twelfth District Representative to the Georgia State Board of Education on January 12, 2021. Donaldson also serves on the board’s Budget Committee, Audit Committee, and State Schools Committee. Donaldson also serves on the Georgia Foundation for Public Education to represent the state board.
For NASBE, Donaldson has served on the Finance & Audit Committee, Government Affairs Committee, and now, is Southern Area Director.
Donaldson is the chief financial officer of Durden Banking Company, Inc. in Twin City, Georgia. In 2015, he was elected to the City Commission of the City of Twin City, and elected Mayor in 2019. Donaldson continues to serve as the Mayor.
Donaldson is a graduate of East Georgia State College, Georgia Southern University, Georgia Academy for Economic Development, Georgia Banking School at the University of Georgia, and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.