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Jennifer L. Frum : Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
Jennifer L. Frum
Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
706.542.3352
L. Steven Dempsey : Associate Vice President
L. Steven Dempsey
Associate Vice President
706.542.6167

Steve Dempsey is an Associate Vice President for Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia (UGA). Dempsey helps guide the office's Community and Economic Development Initiative, which includes the Archway Partnership Project, Poverty and the Economy Initiative, the UGARF Poverty Grants Program, and the Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (ICAPP) partnership with the University System of Georgia (USG). He also coordinates strategic planning, performance measures development, director and institution reviews, public service faculty promotion, the Hill awards, Staff Award for Excellence, and the Public Service and Outreach annual meeting and awards program.

In his previous position as the Assistant Director of the Institute of Community and Area Development (ICAD), Dempsey's work in community economic development focused on the development and implementation of the creative group problem-solving laboratory and participatory policy design at UGA. He also provided management consultation to state and local governments, and recreation service delivery agencies on growth-management related issues and facilitator training.

Dempsey earned a B.S. degree from Montclair State College, an M.S. degree from Western Kentucky University, and an Ed.D. from the University of Georgia.

Paul J. Brooks : Associate Vice President
Paul J. Brooks
Associate Vice President
706.542.6167

Paul Brooks serves as Associate Vice President for Public Service & Outreach (PSO) at The University of Georgia (UGA). Brooks works to connect UGA’s schools and colleges with PSO's extensive network of expertise in leadership, government, business, service, and nonprofits to enrich UGA’s education and research missions. He promotes UGA’s capacity to address societal and workforce needs locally and globally through technical assistance, service learning, continuing education, and applied research. He also oversees several PSO programs, such as Faculty Promotion, Faculty Fellowship, and Graduate Student Assistantship.

Previously, Brooks was Assistant Dean of Nontraditional Education & Outreach, and Graduate Coordinator for Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Regulatory Affairs at UGA's College of Pharmacy. Prior to his administrative and faculty positions at UGA, Brooks worked for The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in Bethesda, MD in the area of national accreditation and assessment. Earlier, he was clinical faculty at The University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and Duke University College of Medicine's Family Medicine Residency Program

In addition to his clinical practice and teaching, Brooks’ administrative work and scholarship primarily has focused on flexible curricula and novel distance education delivery and assessment of academic and outreach programs for working professionals in biomedical practices and industries.

Brooks is a registered pharmacist, receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy from Mercer University and completing a postdoctoral pharmacy residency and fellowship in Alabama and Georgia, respectively. He also holds the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from UGA’s Institute of Higher Education.

Economic Development

Matt Colvin : Director of Economic Development
Matt Colvin
Director of Economic Development
706.340.9787

Finance and Personnel

Gwen Moss : Assistant Vice President for Fiscal Affairs
Gwen Moss
Assistant Vice President for Fiscal Affairs
706.542.7854
Jackie Roberts : Administrative Manager
Jackie Roberts
Administrative Manager
706.542.6125

Communications and Development

Anne Moser : Senior Director of Development
Anne Moser
Senior Director of Development
706.542.6654
Shirley Allen : Assistant Director of Development
Shirley Allen
Assistant Director of Development
706.542.6795
Kelly Simmons : Director of Communications
Kelly Simmons
Director of Communications
706.542.2512
Shannah Montgomery : Public Relations Coordinator
Shannah Montgomery
Public Relations Coordinator
706.542.3638
Aaron Cox : Public Relations Coordinator
Aaron Cox
Public Relations Coordinator
706.542.3631
Émilie Gille : Public Relations Coordinator
Émilie Gille
Public Relations Coordinator
706.583.0964

Administrative

Robin Hampl : Administrative Specialist I
Robin Hampl
Administrative Specialist I
706.542.6167
Lisa Kesler : Administrative Specialist II
Lisa Kesler
Administrative Specialist II
706.542.3352

Contact Us

Treanor House
1234 S. Lumpkin St.
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3692

Phone: (706) 542-6167
Fax: (706) 542-6124