2021 VSU Alumni Association Board Members

2021 Alumni Association Officers

Sirocus Barnes

Sirocus Barnes


BA '06, MPA '11; Program Director at Georgia Institute of Technolgy-CEISMC.


Scott Purvis

Scott Purvis

Immediate Past President

MPA '92; Georgia Power Project Manager; Wife Nancy.

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Mikki Hudson Wills

First Vice President

BBA '01; Owner of Jessie's Restaurant & Catering; Husband Hunter.


Beverley Richardson-Blake

Beverley Richardson-Blake


BSED '78,MED '81, MED '85; Retired; one daughter; Brittanye.

Mike Beverly

Mike Beverly


BBA '74, MBA '76, CPA '82; Director, Center for Business and Economic Research Management Lecturer, Valdosta State University; Wife Ginger.


Font Tornabene

Font Tornabene

Committee Chair Booster Relations

BFA '88; Insurance Agent with Georgia Farm Bureau; Wife Penny BSED ’86, MED ’88; two children: Son Dalton, current VSU Senior, & Daughter Addison.

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Michael Smith

Co-chair Booster Relations

BBA '05; Owner of Smittys; Executive Director Greater Valdosta United Way; Wife Kori; two children; Aubrey and Mary Allen.

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Corinna Robinson

Committee Chair Chapter North

BFA '02; Director at the Georgia Department of Labor; Husband Brian; one child.

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Chuck Roberts

Committee Chair Chapters South

BBA '78, MED '80; Development Director, Fellowship Home at Brookside; Wife Sheila '78, '80; five children.

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Amanda Peacock

Committee Chair Directors

BFA '07; Market Development Manager, Tourism Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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Marty Rodgers

Committee Chair Special Events

BBA '00; Field Claims Supervisor, Georgia Farm Bureau;Wwife Nikki Rodgers '10; three children; Austin, Logan & Reed.

Kimberly Cliett

Kimberly Cliett

Committee Chair Student Services

BSED '09, MSED '11, Specialist '18; Lake Park Elementary School; Husband Randy.

2021 VSU Alumni Board Members


Keshra Blackman

Ex-officio and Atlanta Chapter President.
BA '04; Accountant 3, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Lorena McLemore-Cole

BSLP '94, MSLP '95; Clinic Director for VSU's Speech & Hearing Clinic; Husband Jesse '95; Daughters; Amanda and Sarah.

J.D. Bean

J.D. Dean

BA '00; Attorney with Hall Booth Smith, P.C.; Wife Kerri Dean, Early Childhood Education '99; two children; John Laurent & Jacks.

Lauren Fici

Lauren Fici

BFA '08; Owner of In An Instant Events; Husband Ali.




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Jessica Freeman

BS '02. MPA '13; Chief Probation Officer, City of Remerton. 


Will Fricks

Will Fricks

BFA '02, Nursing '17; RN at South Georgia Medical Center; Wife Gretchen.



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Larry Hanson

BS '95; Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director; two children Dillon & Karaa Hope.


Donovan Head

Donovan Head

BA '11; Deputy Director for the Governor's Office of Student Achievement; Wife Jansen.



Jamie Hill

Jamie Foster Hill

BSED '05, MED '06; Special Education Teacher Lowndes County Board of Education. Jamie received her Doctorate Degree from Argosy University in 2017.


Will Jimerson

William Jimerson

BBA '14; Human Resource Manager, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology.



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Cosby Johnson

BS '10; Government Affairs Director, Georgia Chamber of Commerce.



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Tommy Johnston

BFA '01; State Farm Agent; Wife Carmen Johnston.

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 Chad Jordan

BBA '99; Director of Buisness Development, Doctors Hospital of Augusta; Wife Jana; two children; Julie and Brooks. 

Justin Kirnon

Justin Kirnon

BFA '06, MPA '11; Senior Governmental Relations Associate, Georgia Municipal Association.

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Lori Lambright

BFA '01; Sea Island Company, Property Management; Husband Keith Lambright; two children, Wright and Sassy.


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Tasha Lott

BS '10; Regulatory Product Manager at Landis International, Inc.; Husband George Lott '13;  Daughter; Lucy.


Ashley Mock

Ashley Mock

BFA '07; MA '11; Director of Marketing & Communications, Langdale Industries, Inc.; Husband C.J. '07; two children.


Clay Moseley

Clay Mosley

BBA '78; Financial Advisor, Southeast Capital Investment Group/Raymond James; Wife Janet.


Nick Overstreet

Nicholas D. Overstreet

BA '01, MPA '02; City Manager in Vidalia; Wife Jennifer; two children.


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Trellis Payne

BFA '02; Visual Arts Department Chair, Savannah Arts Academy.

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Wes Sewell

BBA '90, BFA '97; Owner of Wes Sewell Photography; Wife Donna Sewell '88, '89; two children; Tucker & Parker.

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Lindsay P. Strickland

BFA '08; Director of Government Relations, Georgia World Congress Center Authority; Husband Brian '06; two children.


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Jim Tunison

BA '85; Attorney with Slappey & Sadd, LLC; Wife Brice; Three Children.

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Paula Weeks 

BFA '85; Senior Management at Coco-Cola Company.


Ryan Whitfield

Ryan Whitfield

BFA '88, MPA '04; Assistant Director of Employer Relations in Career Services at Kennesaw State University.


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Sean Willett

BED '10, MED '12; Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports, Georgia Southern University.


Jalen Smith

Ex-officio and Student Government Association President. (SGA)