Staff Directory


Executive Director's Office
Dr. Jim Purcell Executive Director
Mrs. Jacinta Whitehurst Administrative Assistant (334) 242-2123
Mrs. Margaret Gunter Director Communications / Governmental Relations (334) 242-2204
Instruction, Planning & Special Services
Dr. Robin McGill Deputy Director of Academic Affairs (334) 242-2104
Mrs. Kristan White Academic Program Analyst (334) 353-0220
Ms. Margaret Pearson Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives (334) 242-2423
Ms. Lakerri Gill Credential Registry Specialist (334) 353-1024
Dr. Jim Conely Senior Program Officer (334) 242-2235
Ms. Sheila Snow Director Network Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL) (334) 242-2109
Mr. Ron Leonard Director Special Initiatives (334) 242-2211
Dr. Michael Walker-Jones Outreach Coordinator (334) 353-0977
Agency Fiscal Services & Accounting
Mrs. Veronica Harris Director of Agency Fiscal Services & Accounting (334) 242-2256
Mrs. Takena Jones Grants & Scholarships Associate (334) 353-9151
Ms. LaTonya Knight Staff Accountant (334) 242-2261
Mrs. Yolanda McCree Accountant (334) 242-2266
Mrs. Cheryl Newton Grants & Scholarships Manager (334) 242-2273
Ms. Artcola Pettway Grants & Scholarships Assistant (334) 353-0985
Ms. Nicole Skipper Senior Accountant (334) 353-1272
Financial & Information Systems
Dr. Jim Hood Deputy Director of Financial and Information Systems (334) 242-2209
Mr. Julian Rogers Assistant Director of Institutional Finance &  Facilities (334) 242-2105
     Research Services
Mrs. Subrena Simpkins Director (334) 242-2753
Mr. Jason Head Research Associate (334) 242-0284
Mrs. Sherri Nichols Research Assistant (334) 353-1561
Ms. Wanda Rowe Research Associate (334) 353-9062
     Technology Services
Mr. Christian Balin Information Technology Systems Manager (334) 353-3067
Mrs. Shelia McFarland Webmaster / Software Support (334) 242-2747
Mr. Stephen Mims Programmer (334) 242-2106
Mrs. Nikesha Ross Programmer (334) 353-1159
Mr. Jamarcus White Information Technology Specialist (334) 353-8948