Staff Directory

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Steve Nichols

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer for the state of Georgia, Dr. Nichols advises the leadership of the Georgia Technology Authority and state agencies on technology issues. Since joining GTA in 2002, he has played a key role in several important...

Nikhil Deshpande

Chief Digital Officer

As Chief Digital Officer for the state of Georgia, Nikhil Deshpande leads the Office of Digital Services Georgia under the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA).    Nikhil envisioned and led state government’s transition to an enterprise web-publishing...

Kendra Skeene

Director of Product

Kendra oversees the state’s enterprise web platform, directing product strategy and working with development partners to create new products for the platform’s customers. She has managed several initiatives with the Digital Services Georgia team,...

Jasmyne Dove

Testing Lead

Jasmyne is the Testing Lead for Digital Services Georgia. She is also a User Interface/User Experience developer, where she lends her expertise in user experience, interaction design, usability, and quality assurance. She focuses on enterprise...

Rachel Hart

UX Designer

Rachel Hart is the User Experience Designer for Digital Services Georgia. She helps state agencies solve design, content, and user experience challenges with web design consultation, writing workshops, and platform-wide enhancements. She also makes...

Charronda King

Web Content Support Specialist

Assists with website content migrations, perform quality assurance reviews, and provide general customer support for the web platform. Provides support for customers updating content on their websites, focusing on best practices for content and the...

Heather Rodriguez

Solutions Analyst

Heather Rodriguez is the Solutions Analyst for Digital Services Georgia. She is responsible for translating both agency and end-user goals into technical requirements for Georgia agencies. Her primary focus is on providing technology solutions that...

Chelsea Stephens

Marketing Specialist

Chelsea Stephens is the Marketing Specialist for Digital Services Georgia. She contributes blogs to both Georgia.gov and the Digital Services Georgia site. Chelsea is also the voice behind the Digital Services Georgia Twitter and LinkedIn accounts....

Jon Suggs

Content Strategist

Jon Suggs is the Content Strategist for Digital Services Georgia. He helps imagine the Georgia.gov editorial vision and advises content creators across the GeorgiaGov platform. He believes agency content should be relevant, readable, and readily...

Donna Sumner

Project Manager

Donna is the Digital Services Georgia team’s Project Manager.  She brings a range of experience as a leader in Operations and Technical Project Management for public sector, Fortune 15 and higher-ed clients.  Her expertise is in strategically...

Jenna Tollerson

Development Lead

Jenna Tollerson is the Development Lead for Digital Services Georgia. She writes and reviews functional code for the GeorgiaGov web publishing platform. She also acts as a technical advisor for Digital Services Georgia strategic initiatives. Jenna...

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Mike Galifianakis

State ADA Coordinator

Mike Galifianakis is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator for the Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission. He is responsible for developing and implementing programs and activities to advance and monitor agency...

Paula Buchanan

Data Content Specialist

Paula is the Data Content Specialist for Digital Services Georgia. As a data specialist, Paula harnesses the power of public data to create information-based tools for internal and external audiences. She also manages the process of transforming...

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Norah Sinclair

Customer Support and E-Text Accessibility Specialist

Norah Sinclair works as a Customer Support and E-Text Accessibility Specialist with AMAC Accessibility Solutions at Georgia Tech and works with the AccessGA initiative. She has a Master's degree in Media Arts and an Instructional Technology...

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John Rempel

Quality Control & Training Specialist

John has 17 years of experience working with people with disabilities. As a Quality Control and Training Specialist with AMAC, John assesses individuals' needs, develops training materials and web audits for its members, and provides quality control...

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Janet Sylvia

Leader and Founder

Featured Contributor Janet Sylvia is the Leader and Founder of the Web Accessibility Group (WAG), with membership from 23 University System of Georgia (USG) institutions and beyond. She has provided web accessibility consulting and training for the...

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Jenine Ingram

Marketing Specialist

Jenine Ingram is the Marketing Specialist at the Department of Driver Services. She has a Master’s Degree in New Media & Journalism from Full Sail University and specializes in social media.

Christina Lingga

User Experience Lead

Christina Lingga served as the User Experience Lead of Digital Services Georgia from 2010 to 2014.

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Pooja Berrong

Vendor & Account Manager

Pooja Berrong served as the Vendor and Account Manager at Digital Services Georgia until 2015.

Rachael Wheeler

Web Content Specialist

Rachael Wheeler served as the Web Content Specialist for Digital Services Georgia from 2013 to 2015.

Bethany McDaniel

Editorial Director

Bethany McDaniel served as the Editorial Director for Digital Services Georgia from 2013 to 2016.

April Lentini

Content Strategist

April Lentini served as the Content Strategist for Digital Services Georgia from 2016 to 2017.

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Yen Tang

Digital Account Manager

Yen M. Tang is the Digital Account Manager for Digital Services Georgia. She serves as the first point of contact for new clients with digital service needs. For existing platform customers, she is the primary point of contact for developing and...

Kyle Johnson

Project Manager

Kyle Johnson served as the project manager for Digital Services Georgia until 2017.

Peter Lee

Account Manager

Peter Lee served as the account manager for Digital Services Georgia until July 2017.

Johann Lohrmann

Solutions Architect

Johann Lohrmann served as a solutions analyst for GTA from 2016 to 2017.