The Underwood Hills Neighborhood Association (UHNA) election of officers is conducted at the final general meeting of each year, typically held in November. In addition to President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, the following committees have been established and defined by the UHNA Bylaws (referred to in the Bylaws as “Sub-Committees”):
See the Committees/Groups page for details about some of the functions and activites of UHNA committees and groups.
Heather has been active in the UHNA since 2014. After serving in such capacities as Communications Chair, she became President in 2016. She lives with her husband Ryan, their two daughters Hannah and Brooke, twin boys Caleb and Jacob and their yellow lab Barkley on Springer Street. They moved to Atlanta in 2009 and have lived in UH since 2011. Heather received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language/Literature and Marketing from The George Washington University and works in Marketing with Cricket Wireless, an AT&T subsidiary. In her spare time you can find her at a coffee shop, walking in the neighborhood or grilling out at home with family and friends.
Bryan “Beau” Grant
Beau moved into Underwood Hills in 1999 and bought his home back in 2002. He is a sixth generation native Atlantan, but has lived in Augusta; New Orleans; Park City, UT; St. Martin, NA; and Strasbourg, France. In a prior life, he was a systems engineer deploying outsourced data center installation for clients. Beau has been actively in the Commercial Real Estate industry since 2001. He is very interested in Animal Welfare issues and founded a Facebook fan page, SE Pet Rescue Railroad (@SEPRR) to help pet rescues coordinate with each other to pull homeless pets from shelters in fostering or adoptions. He has also done some work in commercial PV solar installations, political consulting and was even a professor for a few years at a local college. In his spare time, Beau likes hitting the gym at the YMCA, riding his motorcycle and occasionally traveling wherever.
Michael lives with his wife Taylor, his daughter Railey, and his goat-like dog, Ruby Tuesday, on Woodland Hills. The family moved to the neighborhood in 2016. Michael followed his older siblings to the University of Georgia for his bachelor’s degree and has graduate degrees in history and law from Georgia State University. He enjoys serving as treasurer and encourages neighbors to contact him with any questions or concerns.
Kristin has been involved with the UHNA since 2012, most recently serving as President from 2014–2016 and Communications Chair in 2017. She lives with her husband Matt and daughters Greer, Laine and Blaire on Volberg Street. They moved to UH in 2009 and love the neighborhood and especially their neighbors, who can often be found playing in troves at the dead end of Volberg. Kristin graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Management and a Masters degree in Finance. She has lived in Atlanta since 2005 and works for Wood Partners. She is actively involved with the Urban Land Institute, serves on the Board of Directors for Kate’s Club, and is a member of Atlanta Westside Presbyterian Church. She is also on the Planning Committee and previously served as Treasurer and on the APS Redistricting Committee for the UHNA.
Land Use and Planning
An area native and City of Atlanta resident for nearly 20 years, Ben has developed a true appreciation for urban living. He lives on Seaboard Avenue with his wife, Kristen, and their two sons, Miles and Henry. Having welcomed two children since moving to Underwood Hills in 2013, the Hudgins are contributing members of the Seaboard Avenue kid zone. Ben earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Architecture degree from Georgia Tech. He is a principal of Brock Hudgins Architects, where he specializes in urban design and mixed-used developments. His extensive knowledge of the City of Atlanta zoning regulations and processes has resulted in dozens of successful projects in town, while helping him better serve and protect the Underwood Hills community.
Hemant and Anu Piduru
Mary Anna Chiles