The Banks-Jackson-Commerce Medical Center Authority has elected Commerce certified public accountant Don Shubert as its newest member.
Shubert, who lives in Banks County and has a CPA practice in Commerce, was one of three nominees submitted by the Banks County Board of Commissioners for the position that has been vacant since long-time member David Payne resigned.
The other two nominees were Bo Garrison and Clyde McArthur.
According to vice chairman Don Brown, who presided in the absence of chairman Charles Blair, the authority is waiting for three nominees for a Jackson County position the authority.
The authority comprises nine members, three each from Banks County, Jackson County and Commerce.