David is employed with Habersham Electric Membership Corporation as their Business Development Director.
Chris is employed Hobbs Sporting goods.
Clayton is a VP at WCON and is in sales and marketing.
Kimberly is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway.
Joey is a self-employed CPA.
Leslie works with North Georgia Technical College.
She studied organ at Mercer University and has been the organist at First Baptist Church of Cornelia for many years. She taught High School English before becoming Manager of WCON.
A major accomplishment was achieved at WCON in the mid to late 80’s, when she was able to obtain a 50,000 watts license for her FM station, and then build the new tower and studios.
Some of Mrs. Foster’s other accomplishments include:
- Working with the Habersham County United Way
- Board Member of the Cornelia Kiwanis Club
- Chattahoochee Mountain Fair Assoc.
- Habersham County Chamber of Commerce
- Chairman of the Habersham County Library Board
- Two terms on the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors
Her awards include being named Woman of Achievement by the Habersham County BPW Club, the Jean Harris Award from the Habersham County Rotary Club, being named a Pacesetter for 1999 by the Northeast Georgian, and many others.
Her most cherished award and her proudest moment was at the 1999 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Convention when she was named Broadcaster of the Year.
She is married to John C. Foster and has two sons, Clayton and David.
John C. Foster was born in Cornelia, Georgia, on April 2, 1934. After returning from service in the Army in the mid 1950s, Foster purchased the WSMT radio station in Sandersville and WCON in Cornelia. He was elected to the Georgia Senate as a Democrat in 1974. He served as chairman of the Education Committee during his entire stay in the senate. Foster sponsored the first mandate for testing from the National Association of Educational Progress. Under Governor Joe Frank Harris, Foster sponsored the Quality Basic Education Act for the equal funding of both urban and rural schools. Foster left office in 1992.