MaraDare joined the staff in 2005. She is originally Tifton and grew up in First Methodist. After graduation, she attended University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia. After graduation, she completed her Masters in Recreation at University of Georgia. After working for Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation in Gwinnett County for 2 year, she and her husband, Cal moved back to Tifton. They have 2 girls- Grayson Anne and Anna Cate. MaraDare enjoys spending time with her family, time at the beach or just relaxing outside with family and friends.