Our Staff



Julie Cohron, Snows Mill Hostess - Julie grew up in Winder, GA as one of five children. She has been an elementary teacher for thirty years, the last twenty at Westminster Christian Academy in Watkinsville, GA. She loves to be outside in God’s creation hiking and taking photos. From the time she was a new believer she was interested in missions. During her college years at UGA she was involved in ministry to inner city children in Athens and Atlanta. Julie has been on multiple short-term mission trips. She spent five weeks in Ukraine with Youth with a Mission and has been to Nicaragua, Siberia, Mexico, China and India with her church, Church of the Nations. She loves the nations and loves to encourage others to reach the nations for Christ. Julie has been serving as the hostess of the Guesthouse since the fall of 2003.




Laurence Fortson, Business Manager - Laurence began volunteering at the Snows Mill Guesthouse in 2003 and has served as Business/Operations Manager since 2007. He attends Life House Fellowship of Athens where he serves on the church board and as church treasurer. He became a Christian during his college years. Laurence graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in statistics in 1973. He worked for the UGA Bookstore in Textbook Shipping/Receiving and retired in 2003 after 28 years of service. An avid Georgia Bulldog fan and season ticket holder, Laurence has missed only one home football game in 36 years. He lives in Oconee County.