Kay Buchanan has been a cornerstone of the GA Jaycces and Camp Dream for as long as anyone can remember. Kay has served in multiple roles within the Camp Dream Foundation, to include its President in 2004. She remains the longest tenured active board member to-date.
Kati K as many of us call her, is a seasoned Jaycee. She has served as GA JCI Senate President in '02- '03 and as National JCI Senate Vice President in '14- '15. Kay is a founding member of the Gray Jaycees and continues to mentor her local chapter. Kay has received many awards and accolades throughout her impressive career. In 2009, Kay was honored with the Jim Calder Award for the Most Outstanding National Senator of the Year; most recently she received the Donnie Alvis Memorial Award as Outstanding National Vice President of the Year.
Ms. Buchanan is retired from the medical financial management industry. She was most recently Financial Manager for the largest dental practice in Middle Ga, now her dentist for over 20 years. Kay also has a mentally and physically challenged brother, Gary who just turned 59, and is his main caregiver. Kay is extremely passionate about Camp Dream and is always eager to help out wherever she can.
Kati K will light up any room with her warm spirit and contagious smile. When she's not actively advocating on the Camp's behalf, you may find Kay working in her garden or adding to her thimble collection. Kay is also very active in her community church, volunteering her time wherever she is needed.