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SARC Staff

Kelly Dolata, Director

Kelly (she/her/hers) has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Armstrong State University and a Master of Education degree in Adult Education and Community Leadership from Armstrong. Kelly began working in the Office of Disability Services at Armstrong in 2006.  She oversees and directs all operations for the department on the Armstrong, Statesboro, and Liberty  campuses.  Kelly can be reached by email at kdolata@georgiasouthern.edu.

Angelia D. Coles, Student Accessibility Coordinator

Angelia (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Georgia State University and a Master of Education in Adult Education and Community Leadership from Georgia Southern University (Armstrong State University). Her experience in higher education spans the fields of Enrollment Management and Student Support Services. As Student Accessibility Coordinator, she oversees test proctoring on the Armstrong campus and provides information about disability related services to current and prospective students. Angelia can be reached at acoles@georgiasouthern.edu

Jonathan B. Davis, Assistant Director

Jonathan (he/him/his) earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Valdosta State University. He provides information about disability related services and documentation requirements to current and prospective students, parents, and high school staff. He meets with students to discuss accommodation needs, reviews supporting medical and psychological documentation, and approves accommodations for eligible students. Jonathan’s career in higher education includes experience in residence life, recruitment and admissions, student activities, academic advising and accessibility services. Jonathan can be reached by email at jbdavis@georgiasouthern.edu.

Joette “Jo” Jones, Assistant Director

Jo (she/her/hers) has a Bachelor of General Studies degree from Armstrong College and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She is responsible for the coordination and oversight of test proctoring, assisting with departmental budgeting, supervision of student workers and inventory control. Jo can be reached by email at jjones@georgiasouthern.edu.

Anna Marie Reich, Associate Director

Anna Marie (she/her/hers) has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Thomas University. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and has many years of experience in the field of Disability Services. She provides retention related services and assists in overseeing and directing the operations of the department. Anna Marie can be reached by email at areich@georgiasouthern.edu.

Alicia Utley, Administrative Assistant

Alicia (she/her/hers) graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development from Georgia Southern University in May 2003.  While attending Georgia Southern she performed with the Southern Pride Marching Band as a member of the color guard unit. Alicia was also inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society for her academic achievements in 2001. She has 20 years of case management/social work experience.  As the administrative assistant she performs a variety of administrative and support duties for the department.  She also assists students with the beginning steps for access and accommodations in order to facilitate an inclusive environment at the institution.  Alicia can be reached by email at autley@georgiasouthern.edu.

Kelli Waters, Student Accessibility Coordinator

Kelli (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work from Georgia Southern University.  As Student Accessibility Coordinator, she assists disabled students with access and accommodations to an inclusive college experience.  Kelli has 18 years of experience in postsecondary education, where she worked with diverse and underrepresented student populations.  Her background includes working in the areas of Special Populations, Student Activities & Organizations, and Equity. Kelli can be reached at kwaters@georgiasouthern.edu.

Last updated: 1/5/2024