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State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia

Augusta Technical College is under the governance of the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (State Board).  The State Board is the legal body responsible for providing overall policy for the management of Georgia's technical colleges as stated in State Board policy as well as the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.). The State Board provides overall policies for the management of the System and the individual Technical Colleges to ensure that the needs of the citizenry, business, and industry are met to the highest possible degree and in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. In accordance with Article I, Section 2 of its bylaws, the State Board consists of not less than one member from each of the 13 congressional districts and nine at-large members who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate for five-year terms. Members represent business, industry, or economic development.

For more information: https://www.tcsg.edu/about-tcsg/state-board

Board of Directors of Augusta Technical College

Members of the Augusta Technical College local board of directors are nominated for their positions by area industry and educational officials and approved by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia. The Board of Directors meets monthly to interpret the State Board policies and provide supplemental policies to ensure that the needs of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) are met. Responsibilities include reviewing and approving goals and objectives, short-range and long-range plans, facilities expansion, program additions and changes, and the annual budget before submission for approval by the State Board. 

Linda Bailey, a Caucasian female with light brown hair pulled up wearing a red dress jacket with a black collared shirt and a gold cross necklace.
Mrs. Linda Bailey
Burke County

 

Peggy Barmore, a Caucasian female with long blonde hair wearing glasses, gold earrings, and a tan turtleneck sweater with a dress jacket with a brown diamond pattern in various shades.
Ms. Peggy Barmore, Chairwoman
McDuffie County

 

Pat Goodwin, a Caucasian female with short brown hair wearing gold earrings, a cream sweater, and a red cardigan.
Ms. Patricia Goodwin
Columbia County

 

Dr. Howie Gunby, an African American male wearing a grey suit with a white collared shirt and a grey and white plaid tie with a single stripe of red.
Dr. Howie Gunby, Vice Chairman
Lincoln County

 

Mr. James Heffner, an African American Male wearing a grey suit jacket with a white collared shirt and a red tie with gold dots.
Mr. James Heffner
Richmond County

 

Ms. Velvet Perry, an African American female with short curly brown hair wearing a black shirt with a brown and black patterned jacket.
Ms. Velvet Perry
Richmond County

 

Harold Wright, an African American male wearing a grey suit jacket with a maroon collared shirt, a gold tie with black dots, and glasses.
Mr. Harold Wright
Richmond County

 

 

Dr. Jermaine Whirl, an African American male wearing a grey suit jacket, a light blue collared shirt, black rimmed glasses, and a cerulean blue tie. A gold pin is on his suit jacket lapel.
Dr. Jermaine Whirl, Board Secretary

 

 

Board of Directors
2021 Meeting Calendar

Date

Meeting

Location

Time

Agenda

January 20, 2021 Board of Directors Augusta Campus 12 noon Agenda - PDF
February 17, 2021 Board Retreat TBD TBD  
March 2021 Optional Committee Meeting TBD TBD  
April 21, 2021 Board of Directors Burke Campus 12 noon Agenda - PDF
May 19, 2021 Board of Directors Columbia Campus 12 noon Agenda - PDF
June 16, 2021 Board of Directors Augusta Campus 12 noon  
August 18, 2021 Board of Directors Augusta Campus 12 noon  
September 15, 2021 Board of Directors Augusta Campus 12 noon  
October 2021 Optional Committee Meeting TBD TBD  
November 17, 2021 Legislative Delegation Cyber Center 12 noon  
December 15, 2021 Board of Directors TBD TBD  

NOTE: Dates subject to change. (2021 Board Calendar - PDF)

Contact:
Tangela N. Smalls, MBA, Local Board Liaison
Executive Assistant to the President
Phone: 706.771.4005
Email: tangela.smalls@augustatech.edu

 

APPEARANCE BEFORE THE LOCAL BOARD: Individuals or groups wishing to appear before the Local Board must make their request in writing to the President at least ten (10) days in advance of the meeting.