Augusta Technical College requires all programs to obtain input on curriculum to meet industry needs. This is done via advisory committees. For Cyber and Related programs, the committed membership is a broad spectrum of industry and government Cyber experts and managers.
The purpose of an Advisory Committee is to provide expert support for each degree, diploma, and selected certificate programs. An Advisory Committee is established to promote interaction between the program and stakeholders in the community served by the program. Interaction includes using expertise of Advisory Committee members to improve curriculum content and program operation.
Current Member of the Cyber and Related Programs Advisory committee as of June 1, 2023:
William Arnold, SRNS-Network at SRS
Dave Besel, NSA CAE Academic Liaison
Todd Boudreaux, Deputy Commandant US Army Cyber School
Michael Blache, CISO TaxSlayer
Byron Bush, Director of Business Development, Globalpundits, Inc.
Delano Collins, Partner Development Manager – Security, connectwise
Charles Kicklighter, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
CPT Edward Littrell, Commander, Augusta Recruiting Company US Army
James Lunsford, Sr. Director Infrastructure, Georgia College
John McLain, GA-AIM, Project 4 Lead, Georgia Cyber Center
Toni Robinson, Vice President, Sparq
Dederick Scott, Cybersecurity Analyst, Piedmont Hospitals
Chris Sims, SR Cyber and Fraud Analyst, ADP
Stephen Sullivan, Technical Support Manager, Columbia County Government