Government Relations

Communications & Governmental Affairs Division

Campus Government Relations Contacts

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Mr. Melvin L. Merrill,
Director of Development
President of the ABAC Foundation
2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793
Tel.: 229-391-4894
Fax: 229-391-4901

Albany State University
Mr. Clifford Porter
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
Tel.: 229-430-4660
Fax: 229-430-3935

Armstrong State University
Mr. Pete Hoffman
Director of Governmental Relations
11935 Abercorn St.
Savannah GA 31419
Tel.: 912-312-9027
Fax: 912-344-3421

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Mr. Larion Michael Williams
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
1630 Metropolitan Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30310
Tel.: 404-756-4666
Fax: 404-756-5619

Augusta University
Mr. Michael Shaffer
Vice President of Government Relations
Chief Advocacy Officer & Interim Chief of Staff
Office of the President
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

Bainbridge State College
Ms. Lauren Harrell
2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Tel.: 229-248-2596
Fax: 229-248-2594

Clayton State University
Mr. Jim Flowers
Director of Special Projects
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260
Tel.: 678-466-4305

College of Coastal Georgia
Dr. Gregory F. Aloia
President 3700 Altman Ave
Brunswick, GA 31520
Tel.: 912-279-5705 Fax: 912-261-3935

Columbus State University
Mr. John Lester
Assistant Vice President for University Relations
4225 University Ave.
Columbus, GA 31907
Tel.: 706-568-2487
Fax: 706-568-2123

Dalton State College
Mr. David J. Elrod
Director of Institutional Advancement
650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
Tel.: 706-272-4473
Fax: 706-272-2550

Darton State College
Ms. Cynthia George
Director of Communications and Philanthropy
2400 Gillionville Rd.
Albany, GA 31707
Tel.: 229-317-6929

East Georgia State College
Ms. Elizabeth Gilmer
Director Development and Alumni Affairs
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Tel.: 478-289-2037
Fax: 478-289-2136

Fort Valley State University
Dr. Melody L. Carter
Vice President for External Affairs
1005 State University Dr.
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Tel.: 478-825-6397
Fax: 478-825-6087

Georgia College & State University
Mr. Johnny Grant
Director of Community Engagement and Economic Development
Campus Box 96
Milledgeville, GA 31601
Tel.: 478-445-1945
Fax: 478-445-5744

Georgia Gwinnett College
Ms. Merri M. Brantley
Director, Office of External Affairs
Building B/Suite 3000
1000 University Center Lane
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Tel.: 678-407-5660
Cell: 678-778-1456

Georgia Highlands College
Mary Transue
VP Advancement & Marketing

Georgia Institute of Technology
Mr. Dene Sheheane
Executive Director of Government and Community Relations
Georgia Institute of Technology
A. French Building, Suite 15
Atlanta, GA 30332-0392
Tel.: 404-894-1238
Fax: 404-385-1207

Georgia Perimeter College
Mr. John Millsaps
Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement
3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
Tel. : 678-891-2520
Fax: 404-244-5796

Georgia Southern University
Mr. Trip Addison
Vice President
Government Relations & Community Engagement
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8033
Statesboro, GA 30460
Tel.: 912-478-1583

Georgia State University
Mr. Thomas C. Lewis
Office of External Affairs
Special Assistant for Government Relations
P.O. Box 3999
Atlanta, GA 30302-3999
Tel.: 404-413-2030
Fax: 404-413-1410

Ms. Julie Kerlin
Director of Government and Community Affairs
Georgia State University
Tel.: 404-413-1405

Mr. Jason Thomas
Special Assistant for Legislative Relations
Office of External Affairs
P.O. Box 3999
Atlanta, GA 30302-3999
Tel.: 404-413-1402
Fax: 404-413-1410

Georgia Southwestern State University
Mr. Stephen Snyder
Development Officer
Office of Development
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709
Tel.: 229-931-2037
Fax: 229-931-2072

Gordon State College
Ms Rhonda B. Toon
Vice President of Advancement
Gordon College Foundation
419 College Dr.
Barnesville, GA 30204
Tel.: 770-358-5124
Fax: 770-358-5191

Kennesaw State University
Ms. Amanda D. Seals
Associate Vice President
Economic Development and Community Engagement
Kennesaw State University - Norton Hall
Room R2-102, MD 9090
1100 South Marietta Parkway Marietta, Georgia 30060 - 2896
470-578-3880 (P)

Fatimot Ladipo
Executive Director of Government Relations
Economic Development and Community Engagement
Kennesaw State University
470.578.3958 (P)
404.620.8788 (C)

Middle Georgia State University
Mr. Albert Abrams
Vice President for External Affairs
Middle Georgia State University
100 University Parkway
Macon, GA 31206
Tel.: 478-471-2722
Fax: 478-471-2846

Savannah State University
Dr. Cheryl Davenport Dozier
P.O. Box 20449
Savannah, GA 31404
Hill Hall Phone: 912-358-4000
Fax: 912-356-2998

South Georgia State College
Ms. Walda D. Kight
Vice President of External Affairs
South Georgia College
Tel.: 912-260-4274
Fax: 912-260-4447

University of Georgia
Mr. Toby Carr
Associate Vice President for
Government Relations
198 Waddell Street
Athens, GA 30609
Tel.: 706-542-8096

University of North Georgia
Jenna Colvin
University Counsel
Tel.: 706.867.4518

COL (Ret.) Billy Wells
Vice President, Executive Affairs
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597
Tel.: 706-864-1630/1993
Fax: 706-864-1689

University of West Georgia
Mr. Russell Crutchfield
Government and External Relations
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Tel.: 678-839-5515

Valdosta State University
Mr. Zach Louis
External and Governmental Affairs
University Advancement
Valdosta State University
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31698
Tel.: 478-508-4139
Fax: 229-259-2558