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SARC Staff

Kelly Dolata, Director

Kelly Dolata (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 Savannah, Statesboro, and Liberty  campuses.  Kelly can be reached by email at kdolata@georgiasouthern.edu.

Anna Marie Reich, Associate Director

Anna Marie 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.

Jonathan B. Davis, Assistant Director

Jonathan 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 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.

Kassie Bohannon, Administrative Assistant

Kassie (she/her/hers) graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Southern University in 2019 with a B.A. in Writing and Linguistics. She serves as the Administrative Assistant for SARC’s Statesboro office. Before joining SARC, Kassie was a team member with Zach S. Henderson Library’s Access Services department, where she created promotional materials and facilitated the patron experience. You can reach Kassie at kbohannon@georgiasouthern.edu.

Donnie Ussery, Student Accessibility Coordinator

Donnie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in History from Georgia Southern University. He has a Master of Education degree and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University. Donnie 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 medical and psychological documentation, and approves accommodations for eligible students. He has over 15 years of experience in secondary education as a high school teacher and retention specialist. Donnie can be reached by email at dussery@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: 6/17/2022