Members

Jerry DanielJerry Daniel

Chair
Executive Committee

Jerry has worked for UGA since 2001 in various IT roles. Jerry has a history degree from UGA, focused on Hernán Cortés and the conquest of Mexico. Currently, Jerry works for the Department of Mathematics as a IT Professional. He has held that position since 2008.

Jerry began his service with Staff Council as the representative from Franklin College of Arts and Sciences in 2007. He served as a representative then as the Vice Chair. Jerry has served as chair since 2010.

The duties of the Chair include but are not limited to serving on the UGA Foundation Board, the Alumni Association Board, the Board of Visitors, and the University Council. Most recently Jerry was asked to serve as a member of the search committee for the next provost of UGA.

Contact Information:
706-542-0646 Office
706-542-5907 Fax
jerry@uga.edu

 

 

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

Vice Chair
Executive Committee

Michael currently represents Franklin College on the Staff Council, and is an At-Large member of the 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.

These roles have provided him with a wide range of experiences representing fellow employees to management and administration in academia and business.

 

Mary Moore

Coordinator
Executive Committee

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
Strategic Planning – University Council Representatives

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.

 

Marie Mize

Marie Mize

Executive Committee

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.

 

 

 

 

Stephen Mullis

Executive Committee

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Communications Committee

 

Lindsay Bower

Legal Affairs, President’s Office, EEO

 

Laura Bray

Communications Committee

 

Mandy Brogdon

Health and Safety Committee

 

Amanda Stephens

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Health and Safety Committee

 

Sis BuddSis Budd

College of Pharmacy
University Council Representatives

 

Abbie Butler

College of Veterinary Medicine
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Tim Carr

Human Resources Committee

 

Kelly ConaKelly Cona

Health and Safety Committee

 

Victoria CooperVictoria Cooper

College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

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

 

 

Wendy Counkle

College of Veterinary Medicine
Health and Safety Committee

 

Kaye Crane

Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Emmie Gooch

Human Resources Committee

 

Elmer GrayElmer Gray

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Michele Ranae Griffin

Medical Partnership
Human Resources Committee, University Council Representatives

 

Pamela Hales

College of Education
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Jonathan HardyJonathan Hardy

Franklin College Arts and Sciences
Communications Committee

 

Alan H. Icard

Population Health (PDRC)

College of Veterinary Medicine SRG
Communications Committee, UGA Staff Council

 

Stephen KuzniakStephen Kuzniak

Terry College of Business
Health and Safety Committee

 

Melissa McBride

College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Human Resources Committee

 

Dawn McDonald

Human Resources Committee

 

 

Jimmy Nolan

Communications Committee

 

Morgan NolanMorgan Nolan

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Health and Safety Committee

 

Sherri StephensSherri Stephens

College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Beth RectorBeth Rector

College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Communications Committee

 

Winnie SmithWinnie Smigh

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Staff Needs and Concerns Committee

 

Aron Snead

College of Environment and Design
Communications Committee

 

Diane L. SouthwoodDiane L. Southwood

Human Resources Committee

 

Pattie Strickland

College of Pharmacy

 

Erin TatumErin Tatum

University Council Representatives

 

Kristi Wall

Health and Safety Committee

 

Kimberly Whitten

College of Education
Health and Safety Committee