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Dr. Dean Phinazee

District 6
200 Pine Ave.
Albany, GA 31701
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Dr. Dean Phinazee was elected to the board in 2014. He is a retired educator with the Dougherty County School System where he taught Chapter 1 Math and Reading to 5th Grade students.

He's a graduate of Pike County High School in Zebulon, Ga. In 1972, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Albany State University. In 1977, he was awarded his Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Georgia State University.  He earned his Specialist in Education Degree from Albany State in 1995 and his Ph.D. in Religion from Bethany Divinity College and Seminary.

He previously taught at Calhoun County Schools, Albany State University and the Dougherty County School System. He also served as the director of the Child Development and Staff Training Project at Albany State.

He is a member of the National Education Association, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Dougherty County Association of Educators.

Phinazee spent seven years as scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America; serves as a deacon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church and is a member of the Boys to Men Youth Group.

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Current term expires: December 31, 2018