Dr. Mildred “Milly” Caudle is a former professor at Athens State University and a current member of the Athens City Council.
Dr. Caudle is president of the Friends of General Joe Wheeler Home Foundation. Her proudest accomplishment is helping to save the General Joe Wheeler home, as she feels it represents one of the few examples of a heritage site.
She is a founding board member of Spirit of Athens, a downtown revitalization organization. Dr. Caudle also serves on the Athens-Limestone Public Library board of directors, where she is working to convert a vacant grocery store into a new, state-of-the-art library.
Dr. Caudle says the most valuable lesson learned from service to her community is, “There is no substitute for perseverance. One should identify community needs and work assiduously to meet them.”