Robert Buchwitz - Governing Board Chairman
The chairman of our governing board, Mr. Buchwitz, is a native of Hephzibah, GA. He graduated from Hephzibah Comprehensive High School in 1984. He has served on the Hephzibah City Commission since 1995, and served as city chairman since elected in 2006. He's been employed at Unimin Corp at the Hephzibah Mine since 1986 and currently serves as purchasing supervisor; responsible for purchasing, human resources, payroll, and accounts payable. In addition, Mr. Buchwitz is a state certified firefighter and is a state licensed real estate agent in Georgia. He also owns multiple businesses in Hephzibah. Mr. Buchwitz is married with four children and three grandchildren. He is a member of Bath Presbyterian Church. He is passionate about serving his community, and was the original driving force behind GSIC.