Administrative Offices

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: the Director’s Office, Fiscal Services, Support Services, Technical Services, Human Resources and Public Information. Details for each office are below.

Director’s Office

C.G. Wigginton, Executive Director
Sharla Shockley, Executive Assistant to the Director/Legislative Liaison
[email protected]
(478) 993-4405

Tony Hightower, Deputy Director
Judy Couch, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director
[email protected]
(478) 993-4416

Fiscal Services

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

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

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

Miranda Purgason, Procurement
[email protected]
(478) 993-4662

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

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

Amy Walker, Contract Specialist
[email protected]
(478) 993-4442

Instructional Services Division

The Instructional Services Division mission is two-fold. From a training perspective, we develop and deliver online training courses, offer Georgia POST-approved instructor certification training, and perform research and curriculum development services for the staff of the Training Center. From a student services perspective, we also manage the registration function, student training records, and facilities and scheduling for all training and events.

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

Lloyd Strickland, Audio-Visual Services
[email protected]
(478) 993-4276

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

The Public Information Officer conducts all marketing, mass communication activities, and responds to media inquiries.  The Social Media Coordinator publishes news stories, maintains website content, and manages the Training Center’s social media presence.

Judy Couch, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director / Public Information / Open Records Custodian
[email protected]
(478) 993-4416

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

Support Services

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

John Laurence, Division Director
[email protected]
(478) 993-4425

Cathy Thompson, Division Secretary
[email protected]
(478) 993-4425

Billy Hester, Maintenance Engineer
[email protected]
(478) 993-4348

Vanna Ceasar, Food Services Manager
[email protected]
(478) 993-4420

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