To support its core mission of training Georgia’s public16086358097_0d65a1d29b_n safety personnel, the Georgia Public Safety Training Center operates several administrative offices including: Fiscal Services, Instructional Services,  Human Resources,Public Information and Support Services. Details for each office are below.

Fiscal Services

The Fiscal Services Division handles all of the budget, procurement, and payment issues for the Training Center.

Cindy Jones, Comptroller
[email protected]
(478) 993-4427

Elouise Ivey, Division Secretary
[email protected]
(478) 993-4427

Jessica Sherman, Procurement
[email protected]
(478) 993-4662

Melba Stark, Accounts Receivable
[email protected]
(478) 993-4403

Erin Woodall, Accounts Payable
[email protected]
(478) 993-4446

Ellen McLeroy, Contract Specialist
[email protected]
(478) 993-4442

Student Services

Student Services manages the registration function, student training records,  and facilities and scheduling.

Barbara Dean, Student Services Manager/Registrar
[email protected]
(478) 993-4430

Amanda Harmon, Facility and Scheduling Coordinator
[email protected]
(478) 993-4413

Technical Services

The Technical Services section supports the delivery of training and the business operations of the Training Center.

Audio-Visual Services
[email protected]
(478) 993-4425

Glenn Willoughby, Printing Services
[email protected]
(478) 993-4245

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for advertising position vacancies, recruiting and screening job applicants, facilitating interviews, personnel management, career counseling, new employee training and other staff-related administrative functions.

Melanie Edmiston, Personnel Services Officer
[email protected]
(478) 993-4417

Public Information

GPSTC Public Information Officers handle all media inquiries. The Social Media Coordinator publishes news stories, maintains website content, and manages the Training Center’s social media presence. The Open Records Custodian responds to Open Records Act requests.

John Hutcheson, Public Information Officer
[email protected]
(478) 993-4368

Sabrina Kimbrell, Public Information Officer
[email protected]
(478) 993-4392

Amy Knight, Social Media
[email protected]
(478) 993-4635

Judy Couch, Open Records Custodian
[email protected]
(478) 993-4416

Support Services

The Support Services Division is composed of several operational units with multiple functions including facilities, food services, physical plant, housekeeping and security.

Rodney Bostick, Division Director
[email protected]

Cathy Thompson, Division Secretary
[email protected]
(478) 993-4346

Everette Tharpe, Food Services Manager
[email protected]
(478) 993-4420

Delores Henderson, Housekeeping Manager
[email protected]
(478) 993-4251

About Us

Welcome to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC), the state’s premier training facility for all state and local public safety-related units of government including police officers, firefighters, 911 operators, coroners, emergency management officers, rescue officers, jail officers and other emergency service personnel.

With a focus on developing the best public safety training possible, we offer hundreds of top-notch courses for personnel of all levels, across multiple fields of expertise. Several of our programs have received national recognition. We invite you to discover all that GPSTC has to offer.

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