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View faculty and staff by the eight different divisions:

Director's Office

Laura Meadows, Director

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, Interim Associate Director

Tracy Arner, Financial Management Program Manager

Suzette Arnold, Public Service Assistant

Marci Campbell, Public Service Assistant

Russell W. Cook, Public Service Assistant

Beth Horacek, Public Service Assistant

Michael Hourihan, Public Service Assistant

John Hulsey, Public Service Associate

David Key, Public Service Assistant

Dave Lakly, Public Service Associate

Gordon Maner, Senior Public Service Associate

M. Chrissy Marlowe, Public Service Associate

Walt McBride, Senior Public Service Associate

Jennifer Nelson, Public Service Assistant

Eric M. Robinson, Management Development Associate


Christine Ahern, Senior Event Coordinator

Teaa Allston-Bing, Trainer

Tracy BeMent, Trainer

Natalie Bock, Senior Event Coordinator

John Culpepper, Trainer

James Davis, Trainer

Caitlin Dye, Senior Event Coordinator

James Elliott, Jr., Trainer

Nancy Farage, Trainer

Chris Floore, Trainer

Felix Floyd, Trainer

Mandy Grizzle, Associate Accountant

Jared Hill, Trainer

Scott Johnson, Trainer

Michele Jurkiewicz, Senior Event Coordinator

Melanie Kearns, Event Manager

Claire Kinane, Program Coordinator

Thad McWhorter, Administrative Manager

Christopher Pike, Trainer

Dan Roach, Trainer

Tiffany Sargent, Program Coordinator

Jeanette Shannon, Program Coordinator

Cindy Thompson, Administrative Manager

Sharon VerBeek, Senior Event Coordinator

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

Brett Gaglione, Application Programmer Assistant

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

Jimmy Nolan, Local Government Project Manager

Jay Norton, Associate Application Programmer

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

Mike Wilbur, Application Programmer Assistant

Weiwen Xu, Data Visualization Specialist


International Center

Rusty Brooks, Associate Director and Professor


Fei Zhang, Public Service Assistant


Jennifer Adams, Administrative Manager

Yeo-Ri Kim, Korea Program Coordinator

Taesik Yun, Program Coordinator



Office of Administration

Karen Barger, Associate Director


Nancy Benoit, Business Manager

Arlana Bowens, Business Manager

Scott Crabtree, IT Manager

Cindy England, Business Manager

Brian Freese, Administrative Manager

Tracy Harper, Human Resources Coordinator

James Holl, Facilities Coordinator

Misty McGraw, Business Manager

Sunaina Medappa, Business Manager

Allan Nuss, IT Professional Associate

Zac Ray, IT Professional Specialist

Dave Rosenberg, Web 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

Roger Nielsen, Public Relations Coordinator


State Services and Decision Support

David Tanner, Associate Director


Wes Clarke, Senior Public Service Associate

Karen DeMeester, Public Service Assistant

Beverly Johnson, Public Service Associate

Sid Johnson, Public Service Assistant

Melinda Moore, Public Service Assistant

Greg Wilson, Public Service Assistant

Jeffrey Wright, Public Service Assistant

Theresa Wright, Senior Public Service Associate


Meghan Camp Armstrong, Research Professional

James Byars, Scientific Computing Professional Specialist

John Chamblee, Database Administrator

Timothy Collings, Research Professional

Katie Davis, Research Professional

Shantée El, Program Coordinator

Emily Franklin, Fiscal Analyst

Melanie Hardman, Administrative Manager

Lori Hawkeswood, Program Coordinator

Jennifer Inglett-Hendershot, Research Professional

Stacie Isbell, Research Professional

Scott King, Scientific Computing Professional Associate

Holly Lynde, Fiscal Analyst

Rebecca McIver, Fiscal Analyst

J. Michael Moryc, Program Coordinator

Darrell Robinson, Research Professional

Jamil Sewell, Research Professional

Brian Simmons, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Tyler Smith, Research Professional

Malisia Taylor, Program Coordinator

Elizabeth Young, Program Coordinator

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

Allison Cape, Graphic Designer

Danielle Dankner, Administrative Specialist

Katie Hill, Research Professional

T. Clark Stancil, Creative Design Specialist

Martina Tryman, Program Coordinator