Ombuds Network

The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution holds bimonthly meetings of the University System Ombuds. This network provides ombuds with the opportunity to share information and insight about their work.

Clayton State University

Terri Taylor-Hamrick
Constituent Relations Manager/Ombudsman
Office of Development
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
A&S-210F
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
[email protected]
Phone: 678-466-4475
Fax: 678-466-4479

Augusta University

William A. Reese
Professor/Interim Ombudsman
Sociology & Criminal Justice Dept.
1120 15th Street
N225
Augusta, GA 30912
[email protected]
Phone: 706-667-4583

Georgia Institute of Technology

Kate Bothwell-Wendel
Staff Ombudsman
Partner, Work Best Consulting
4501 Circle 75 Parkway
Suite 5220E
Atlanta, GA 30339
[email protected]

Phone: 678-360-6000

Leigh Bottomley
Faculty & Student Ombuds
Academic Advocacy & Conflict Resolution
225 North Ave.
Carnegie Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0325
[email protected]
Phone: 678-773-6016

Russ Callen
Professor Emeritus/Graduate Students Ombudsman
Faculty Ombuds Program
Office of the Provost
225 North Ave.
Carnegie Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0325
[email protected]
Phone: 404-894-2919

Georgia State University

Kelly Alexander, M.S.C.M.
Faculty, Staff and Student Ombudsperson
Office of the Ombudsperson
One Park Place South
University Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30303
[email protected]
Phone: 404-413-2512
Fax: 404-413-2511

Tina Cloud
Assistant Ombudsperson
Office of the Ombudsperson
One Park Place South
University Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30303
[email protected]
Phone: 404-413-2514
Fax: 404-413-2511

Kennesaw State University

Timothy Hedeen
Professor of Conflict Management
Dept. of Political Science & International Affairs
Social Sciences (SO 402), Room 5060
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
[email protected]
Phone: 470-578-6879

Joel Fowler
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Co-Ombudsman
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA.  30060
[email protected]
Phone: 678-915-7414

Savannah State University

Danon Holmes
Student Ombudsperson & Advocate
King Frazier Student Center, 247
PO Box 20521
Savannah, GA 31404
[email protected]
Phone: 912-358-3147

University of Georgia

Steve Gibson
Business Affairs Manager
UGA CAES Business Office
147 Cedar Street, 215 Conner Hall
Athens GA 30602
[email protected]
Phone: 706-542-1147

Catherine M. Jones
Professor of French and Provencal and Faculty Ombudsperson
Department of Romance Languages
University of Georgia
Gilbert Hall
Athens, GA 30602-1815
[email protected]
Phone: 706-542-3159 

Karen Saunders
Administrative Specialist
Office of the Dean of Students
Athens GA 30602
[email protected]
Phone: 706-542-7774

University of North Georgia

Tom G. Walter
Ombudsman Office
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA.  30597
[email protected]
Phone: 678-717-9595

Emily Cook
Coordinator, Academic Advising
Student Ombudsperson
Adjunct Faculty, Social Work
University of North Georgia
P.O. Box 1358
Gainesville, GA 30503
[email protected]
Phone: 678-717-3559

Derek Sutton
Dahlonega Campus & Blue Ridge
Coordinator, Academic Advising
Student Ombudsperson
[email protected]
Phone: 706-864-1461

Veronica Walker
Oconee Campus
Biology Laboratory Coordinator
Student Ombudsperson
[email protected]
Phone: 706-310-6314

University of West Georgia

Patricia Pinkard
Staff and Student Ombudsperson
College of Arts & Sciences
Political Science & Planning
University of West Georgia
TLC Building
Third Floor
1600 Maple St.
Carrollton, GA 30118
[email protected]
Phone: 678-839-4165

Robert M. Schaefer
Faculty, Staff, Student Ombudsman
Department of Political Science & Planning
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple St.
Carrollton, GA 30118
[email protected]
Phone: 678-839-6504