Michael LewisMichael Lewis

ChairmanEa
Executive Committee

After two years as vice chair and three years on the Executive Committee as a representative from Franklin College, Michael was elected chair of the Staff Council. He also serves as a UGA Foundation Trustee, sits on the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is a member of the University Council Executive Committee At UGA since 2005, he is the Information Technology Professional in the Department of Geology.

Michael holds a degree in Computer Information Science from the University of Kentucky.

Previously, Michael was a Staff Senator at the University of Kentucky, serving two terms on the joint faculty/staff Institutional Effectiveness and Financial Review Committee. He was a member of the President’s Round-table Advisory Group at General Electric Medical Systems, and the President’s Council at Johnson & Johnson.

Marie Mize

Vice Chair
Executive Committee
University System of Georgia Staff Council Representative
Marie Mize

Marie Mize represents the Law School where she is the Circulation Manager at the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. She is also the current Chair of the Law School Staff Representative Group. Marie holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw University and an MBA from Auburn University.

 

Mary Moore

Coordinator
Executive Committee
University Council’s Facilities Representative

Mary is a Research Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research (OIR), a position she had held since 2008. She served as a Staff Council representative for Academic Affairs from 2009-2011. In 2011-2012 she served as a Staff Council Executive Committee Member-at-Large. She is currently the Staff Council representative to the University Facilities Committee (2011-2014) and the University Major Repairs and Renovation (MRR) Committee. Mary holds a master’s degree in statistics from North Carolina State University.

 

Christine JepsenChristine Jepson

Parliamentarian
Executive Committee

Christine is a Senior Event Coordinator at the Governmental Training, Education and Development division of UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute, where she organizes management development training for county and city governments around Georgia.

Currently, Christine is a member of the UGA Campus Emergency Response Team. In addition, she has enjoyed serving as Vice-Chair of the External Affairs Staff Representative Group, working on the Employee Recognition Celebration committee, and holding the position of building Safety and Security officer.

She served as the Coordinator for Staff Council in 2012. In this position Christine was responsible for the budget and logistics that keep Staff Council running smoothly.

 

Brenda Keen

Brenda Keen

Executive Committee
UC Human Resources Committee Chair
University System of Georgia Staff Council Alternate

Brenda Keen began her career at UGA in July 1989 as a senior secretary at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Since September 1999, she has been business manager of The Georgia Review, a literary journal. She represented CVIOG on the Public Service and Outreach Staff Representative Group (SRG) from 1995-99. From 2003-12, she represented The Georgia Review on the Academic Affairs SRG and was chair during FY04 and FY10.

Over the years, she has held the following offices in UGA Staff Council: Secretary (1997-2000), Coordinator (2000-01, 2005-07), President (2001-02), Immediate Past President (2002-03), Executive Committee (2003-04, 2004-05, 2009-10, 2013-14), and Parliamentarian (2007-09).

She has represented UGA on the University System of Georgia Staff Council at various times, and served as Treasurer from 2006-09. She was a staff representative on the University Council Strategic Planning committee from 2003-06, on the UC Benefits committee during 2007-08, and on the UC Human Resources committee from 2010-13. In Fall 2013, she will again serve on the Strategic Planning committee.

She has served on search committees for the Director of Physical Plant, Sr. VP for Academic Affairs and Provost, and editor of The Georgia Review. She has also served on University Council ad hoc committees on Low Wage Earners at UGA and Mandatory Supervisor Training.

 

Debi Chandler

Recording Secretary
Executive Committee

Communications Committee
Debi represents Finance and Administration where she is the Administrative Associate for Food Services. Debi holds a degree in Computer Science.

 

Kelly ConaKelly Cona

Executive Committee
Health and Safety Committee
Kelly represents Business Administration where she is the Human Resources Specialist.

Kristi Wall

Executive Committee
Benefits and Classification Committee Chairperson

Kristi represents the VP for Information Technology where she is an Application Analyst.

Jennifer Abbott

School of Social Work
University Council Representatives

Devin Arnold

VP for Student Affairs
Health and Safety Committee

Teri Berryman

CAES
Benefits and Classification Committee

Ricky Boggs

VP for Student Affairs
Benefits and Classification Committee

Kaelin Broaddus

Sr. VP for Academic Affairs & Provost
Benefits and Classification Committee

Mandy Brogdon

VP for Finance and Administration
Communications Committee

Sis BuddSis Budd

College of Pharmacy
University Council Representatives

 

Terry Camp

Eugene Odum School of Ecology
Health and Safety Committee

Vickie Coker

Office of Human Resources
UC Human Resources Committee
University Council Representative

Victoria CooperVictoria Cooper

College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Victoria has a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Education in Adult Education, both from UGA. Victoria has worked in various administrative roles at the University since 2005. Her current position is Academic Advisor for Public Relations majors with the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Victoria has earned several certificates offered through the University including the High-Impact Leadership series, Certificate in Academic Advising and the Diversity certificate.

Jonathan Croy

VP for Finance and Administration
Communications Committee

Cathy Cuppett

VP for Research
Health and Safety Committee

Jerry Daniel

Department of Mathematics
Past Staff Council Chair

Andy Davis

College of Family & Consumer Sciences
Health and Safety Committee

Maggie Denna

College of Education
Health and Safety Committee

Anjali Dougherty

Office of the President
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Melinda Eades

Franklin College Arts & Sciences
Communications Committee

Melinda Eades represents Franklin College of Arts & Sciences where she is the Business Manager at the Bioexpression & Fermentation Facility within the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department. She is a member of the Communications Committee of the UGA Staff Council. Melinda holds a B.S. from the University of Houston and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University.

Elmer GrayElmer Gray

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee Chairperson

 

Michele Ranae Griffin

Medical Partnership
Benefits and Classification Committee
UC Human Resources Committee Representative

Melody Herrington

SPIA
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Stefani Hilley

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Pattie Holly

College of Pharmacy
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Stuart Ivy

College of Veterinary Medicine

Marcus Jennings

VP for Development & Alumni Relations

Jeremy Jenkins

Athletic Association
Assistant Director of Tickets
Communications Committee

 

Doris Lord

College of Veterinary Medicine
Communications Committee

Wade Newbury

Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Health and Safety Committee

Morgan NolanMorgan Nolan

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Health and Safety Committee

Laura Rhicard

Sr. VP for Academic Affairs & Provost
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Marianne Roberts

College of Education
Health and Safety Committee

Josh-Mark Robinson

VP for Finance and Administration – Food Service
Benefits and Classification Committee

 

Kate Smith

VP for Public Service and Outreach
Benefits and Classification Committee

Lisa Sperling

Graduate School
Parking Appeal Committee Representative

Amanda Stephens

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
University Council Representative

Sherri StephensSherri Stephens

College of Family and Consumer Sciences
UGA Retiree’s Association Representative

 

Kyla Sterling

Terry College of Business
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

Kyla represents the Terry College of Business where she is an Administrative Associate in the Dean’s Office.

Rose Tahash

College of Environment and Design
Communications Committee

Rose Tahash is the Coordinator of Undergraduate Services for the College of Environment and Design. She is a “Double Dawg,” with two degrees from UGA and enjoys helping students navigate the  exciting world of higher education. She directs the CED Student Ambassador group and is active around campus on various committees and projects.

Tokesha Warner

VP for Research
Staff Need and Concerns Committee