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Advising of students is central to the college’s mission. This cross-functional committee of staff and faculty meets regularly to discuss issues related to academic advising. The committee maintains a clearinghouse of best practices in academic advising, updates the college's advising manual, guides training for new advisors, and facilitates professional development for experienced advisors.

  • Chair – Dominique Barwatt, Director of Student Support Services
  • Tori Addington-Ellison, Intake Coordinator/College Transfer Advisor - Student Support Services
  • Jennie Ashlock, Health Sciences Co-Advisor/Student Support Services
  • Rebecca Branden, English Instructor
  • Will Clark, Business Administration - Entrepreneurship Track Lead Instructor
  • Mike Davis, High School Partnership Coordinator
  • Mark Ellison, Dean of Students
  • Bethany Emory, Dean of Teaching & Learning Support
  • Logan Gentry, Career Coach
  • Gretchen Guelcher, Respiratory Therapy Program Coordinator/Instructor
  • Melissa Hill, JCEC Counselor
  • Melissa Hyatt, Dean of Health Sciences
  • Pam Judson, Pre-Health Science Success Coach
  • Eddie Lunsford, Biology Instructor
  • John McCollum, Sociology Instructor
  • Norrie Meus, Faculty Senate/History Instructor and Social Sciences Department Chair
  • Danell Moses, Dean of Career Technologies
  • Ed Nagy, Student Services Director - Macon
  • Barbara Putman, Executive Dean of Instructional Services

Committee Minutes

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