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View faculty and staff by the seven different divisions:

Director's Office

Rob Gordon, Director

Laura da Cunha, Office Assistant

Laura Eberhard, Office Assistant

Jeffrey McCord, Educational Program Specialist

Lena Smith, Administrative Specialist

Saralyn Stafford, Assistant Director for Rural Development


Governmental Training, Education, and Development Division

Mara O. Shaw, Associate Director

Tracy Arner, Senior Public Service Associate & Financial Management Program Manager

Suzette Arnold, Public Service Assistant

Marci Campbell, Public Service Assistant

Russell W. Cook, Public Service Assistant

Beth Horacek, Public Service Associate

Michael Hourihan, Public Service Assistant

John Hulsey, Public Service Associate

David Key, Public Service Assistant

Dave Lakly, Public Service Associate

M. Chrissy Marlowe, Public Service Associate

Walt McBride, Interim Leadership Development Unit Manager

Jennifer Nelson, Public Service Assistant

Eric M. Robinson, Management Development Associate


Teaa Allston-Bing, Trainer

Tracy BeMent, Trainer

Natalie Bock, Senior Event Coordinator

James Davis, Trainer

Caitlin Dye, Senior Event Coordinator

James Elliott, Jr., Trainer

Nancy Farage, Trainer

Chris Floore, Trainer

Felix Floyd, Trainer

Amanda Freelove, Senior Accountant

Mandy Grizzle, Senior Accountant

Jared Hill, Trainer

Jasmine Jackson, Senior Event Coordinator

Sue Joe, Senior Event Coordinator

Scott Johnson, Trainer

Melanie Kearns, Event Manager

Claire Kinane, Program Coordinator

Breanna Matheson, Senior Event Coordinator

Thad McWhorter, Administrative Manager

Christopher Pike, Trainer

Dan Roach, Trainer

Jeanette Shannon, Program Coordinator

Tiffany Smith, Program Coordinator

Cindy Thompson, Administrative Manager

Charles Walters, Trainer


Information Technology Outreach Services

Eric McRae, Associate Director


Noah Abouhamdan, Application Programmer Assistant

Nino Bacilieri, Database Administrator Principal

Lawton Brantley, GIS Production Coordinator

Joseph Childs, Scientific Computing Professional Assistant

Kevin Dooley, Production Staff Manager

Brent Floyd, Computer Services Specialist

Mayra Garcia, Administrative Specialist

Geoffrey Garland, GIS Clearinghouse & Esri Site License Manager

Lazaryia Harper, Application Programmer Assistant

David Holcomb, Enterprise Spatial Data Infrastructure Manager

J.J. Jackson, Production Staff Manager

Stan Lanier, Systems Administrator Associate

Aaron McCoy, Application Programmer Assistant 

Jimmy Nolan, Local Government Project Manager

Missy Pruitt, Business Manager

Patrick Russell, Application Analyst Specialist

Anita Russo, Application Analyst Specialist

Fred Sewell, IT Professional Associate

Christopher Weaver, Computer Services Specialist

Angela Wheeler, Computer Services Specialist


Office of Finance & Administration

Anjali Dougherty, Associate Director


Nancy Benoit, Business Manager

Arlana Bowens, Business Manager

Jeff Chen, IT Professional Associate

Scott Crabtree, IT Manager

Cindy England, Business Manager

Brian Freese, Administrative Manager

Tracy Harper, Human Resources Coordinator

James Holl, Facilities Coordinator

Sunaina Medappa, Business Manager

Zac Ray, IT Professional Specialist

Emily Schattler, Business Manager

Hank Seward, Business Manager

Ralph Stephens, Chapel Assistant


Office of Communications

Courtney Alford-Pomery, Communications Director


Jake Brower, Creative Design Specialist

Melissa Charles, Public Relations Specialist

Karen DeVivo, Editor

Kelly Howard, Creative Design Specialist


State Services and Decision Support

David Tanner, Associate Director


Wes Clarke, Senior Public Service Associate

Karen DeMeester, Public Service Assistant

Taylor Hafley, Applied Demographer

Beverly Johnson, Senior Public Service Associate

Sid Johnson, Public Service Assistant

Anna Miller, Public Service Faculty

Melinda Moore, Public Service Assistant

Greg Wilson, Public Service Associate

Theresa Wright, Senior Public Service Associate


Danielle Augustine, Post Doctoral Research Associate

Michelle Bailey, Research Professional

Elizabeth Bocz, Research Professional

James Byars, Scientific Computing Professional Specialist

John Chamblee, Database Administrator

Timothy Collings, Research Professional

Jan Coyne, Temporary Professional

Kira Crowe, Research Professional

Shantée El, Program Coordinator

Linda Emanor, Research Professional

Emily Franklin, Fiscal Analyst

Melanie Hardman, Administrative Manager

Lori Hawkeswood, Program Coordinator

Jennifer Inglett-Hendershot, Research Professional

Scott King, Scientific Computing Professional Associate

Nyla Lieu, Temporary Hourly Professional

Holly Lynde, Fiscal Analyst

Rebecca McIver, Fiscal Analyst

J. Michael Moryc, Program Coordinator

Christina Rudolph, Temp. Hourly Professional

Darrell Robinson, Research Professional

Jamil Sewell, Research Professional

Brian Simmons, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Tyler Smith, Research Professional

Malisia Taylor, Program Coordinator

Sahar Voghoei, Scientific Computing Professional Associate

Jana Woodiwiss, Temporary Staff

Hong Zeng, Program Coordinator


Strategic Operations and Planning Assistance

Ted Baggett, Associate Director


Danny Bivins, Senior Public Service Associate

Alex Daman, Public Service Associate

Leigh Askew Elkins, Senior Public Service Associate

Mark R. Foster, Human Resources Management Unit Program Manager

Julia B. Haas, Public Service Assistant

Shana Jones, Planning and Environmental Services Unit Program Manager

Dan Lasseter, Public Service Associate

Kaitlin McShea Messich, Public Service Assistant

Scott Pippin, Public Service Associate

Mark Risse, Adjunct Senior Public Service Associate

Paula Sanford, Senior Public Service Associate

Malik R. Watkins, Public Service Associate


Julia Aman, Research Professional

Kelsey Broich, Creative Design Specialist

Danielle Dankner, Administrative Specialist

Katie Hill, Research Professional

T. Clark Stancil, Creative Design Specialist

Martina Tryman, Program Coordinator