Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed David Maschke of Albany to the Southwest Georgia Regional Commission and Charlie Peeler to the Judicial Nominating Commission.
An architect, Maschke chairs the Dougherty County School Board. The Regional Commissions, formerly known as Regional Development Centers, are the official regional planning and development organizations for local governments and citizens.The Regional Commission Councils create policy direction for the area’s short and long-term comprehensive planning and serve as liaisons between regional communities and the state government.
Peeler is a founding member of Flynn Peeler & Phillips, which represents clients across the United States in the areas of complex business litigation and patent, copyright, and trademark law. He previously practiced at Jones & Askew and King & Spalding LLP.
Peeler is a native of Marietta and in 2005, Charlie and his family moved to Albany and he formed what is now the firm of Flynn, Peeler, & Phillips LLC. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1995 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and he received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law.