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Susan NortonSusan A. Norton 

Vice President for Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer  

The Vice President manages the Human Resources Division, providing direction and leadership to all facets of HR operations.  Special services include providing advice and counseling to management concerning employee issues, disciplinary/termination procedures, policy clarification, grievance process and effective management. Counseling is also provided to employees concerning job-related issues and grievance procedures.

Employee Relations issues concerning sexual harassment or discrimination should be referred to the AA/EEO Office at extension 1-7782.


Vice President's Office Staff and Leadership Team

Diana Morris, Administrative Associate

Vice President's Office
(706) 721-3777

Carolyn Burns, Interim Director

Talent Acquisition & Management

(706) 721-7224


Patricia Riley, Director

Employee Benefits & Data Management (University)

(706) 721-7894


Debra Arnold, Director

Employee Relations (University)

(706) 721-6197


Lisa Mitchum, Director

Employee Benefits (Medical Center)

(706) 721-9287


Ashley Nix, Director

Employee Relations (Medical Center)

(706) 721-7272


Duane Ritter, Director

Compensation and Performance Management
(706) 721-8063


Donna Fields, Director

HR Information Systems and Records

(706) 721-0697


Frances Toole, Director
Occupational Health Services

(706) 721-8178


Lauren Neville, Director

Director of Administrative Services (Medical Associates)

(706) 828-6401


Danny Finn, Director

Georgia Correctional Health Care

(706) 721-1260


Connie Sutton, Director

Workforce Development

(706) 721-0343


Jeff Graham, Asst to the VP
Vice President's Office

(706) 721-2023


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