After the board selected Linger Longer, Shealy told board members the Jekyll Island Revitalization Group’s plan had not been fairly represented. But, Shealy said, board members seemed more worried by how his complaint would look to the public than whether the process had been fair.
“[Board member] Sam Kellet told me, ‘If you stay cool and don’t go to the press, there will be something for you down the road at Jekyll,'” said Shealy.
Contacted by telephone Monday, Kellet denied having made such a statement.
Is now John Oxendine’s finance chair. And let me tell you this has gone over like a lead balloon with a lot of people. I can’t tell you the number of people I’ve heard from who have been affiliated with the 159 Group, among others, who say those two deserve each other.
This choice changed a few minds not in the direction Ox would have liked.