Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff members are listed in alphabetic order, with titles and departmental assignments provided with each listing. 


Nancy Almoyan, Middle School Teacher, Academics
706-839-2045
nancy.almoyan@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BS, Liberty University


Allie Audet, Dorm Counselor, Student Life 
706-754-0400 
allie.audet@tallulahfalls.org 
Employed Since: 2013 
Education/Certifications: BS, Education, Physical Education and Health, Northern State University; MS, Physical Education, Health, and Coaching, Northern State University


 

Patsy Baker, School Nurse, Student Life
Phone Number: 706-754-0400
patsy.baker@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1987
Education/Certifications: RN, Hall School of Nursing


Janice Barden, Dean of Business Relations, Business Office
Phone Number: 706-839-2026
janice.barden@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2012
Education/Certifications: BBA and MBA, University of Georgia


Anita Barron, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038

Employed Since: 2012


Casey Barron, Information Technology Specialist, Information Technology
706-839-2055
​casey.barron@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


Dallas Barron, Upper School Social Studies Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
dallas.barron@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2012
Education/Certifications: BS Ed, Social Studies Education, University of Georgia


Michelle Tolbert Barron, Upper School Counselor, Academics
706-754-0400
michelle.barron@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
​Education/Certifications: 
BA, Piedmont College Intellectual Disabilities/Psychology, M.Ed. Brenau University, Learning Disabilities/Emotional Behavior Disorders, University of Georgia, Career Technical Instruction, Lincoln Memorial University, Curriculum and Instruction, Ed.S


Robert Barron, Upper School Science Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
robert.barron@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2011
Education/Certifications: BS Ed, Western Carolina University, MS Ed, University of Georgia, Ed D, University of Georgia


Jon Benson, Dorm Counselor, Student Life
706-839-2056
jon.benson@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2002

Education/Certifications: BS Psychology, Pennsylvania State University


Stacie Besier, Middle School English Teacher, Academics
706-839-2045
stacie.besier@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BS Ed, Georgia Southern University


Kelli Bly, Upper School English Teacher, Department Chair, Academics
706-839-2001
kelli.bly@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2009
Education/Certifications: BA, University of Central Florida; MS, Nova University


Terri Bogan, Upper School English Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
terri.bogan@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1989
Education/Certifications: AA, Seminole Community College; BHFA, University of Central Florida; BA, Piedmont College; M Ed, North Georgia College and State University


Perry Bourlet, Campus Security Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400


Brian Boyd, Director of Communications, Advancement
706-839-2041
brian.boyd@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2003
Education/Certifications: BA, Journalism, University of Georgia


Josh Brady, Information Technology Specialist, Information Technology
706-754-2050
josh.brady@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013


Casey Brown, Security
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2015

Education/Certifications: Georgia POST Certified


Patsy Bryant, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2015


Allen Campbell, Upper School Math Teacher & Head Volleyball Coach, Academics
706-839-2045
allen.campbell@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1982
Education/Certifications: BS, University of Georgia


Cyndy Campbell, Middle School Physical Education Teacher & Assistant Volleyball Coach, Academics
706-839-2045
cyndy.campbell@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1983
Education/Certifications: BS Ed, Health/Physical Education, University of Georgia

 

Clint Carpenter, Security
706-754-0400

Employed Since: 2015

Education/Certifications: Georgia POST Certified


Jimmy Cash, Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2009


Tina Cheek​, Art Teacher and Alumni Steering Committee, Academics
706-839-2001
tina.cheek@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2006
Education/Certifications: BA, Piedmont College; MA, North Georgia College and State University


David Chester, Middle School Academic Dean, Academic Administration
706-839-2007
david.chester@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2000
Education/Certifications: BA, Toccoa Falls College; M Ed, Grand Canyon University


JoAnn Church, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400



Annette Cochran, Middle & Upper School Teacher & Coach, Academics
706-839-2001
annette.cochran@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


James William [Bill] Coldren, Middle School Math Teacher, Academics
bill.coldren@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2002
Education/Certifications: BS, M Ed, North Georgia College and State University


 

Rebecca Cook, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038


Memrie Cox, Middle School/Upper School Chorus Teacher, 5th grade Fine Arts, 6th grade Music, Academics
706-754-0400
memrie.cox@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: B.S. Music, Point University, MAT Music Education, Piedmont College, Certified in K-12 Music, Early Childhood


Jackie Crosby, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400


Beth Cruz, Bus Driver, Student Services
706-754-0400


Ephraim Davis, Campus Security Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400
ephraim.davis@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2014

Education/Certifications: BS Political Science, Georgia College, Georgia POST Certified


Scott Davis, Upper School English Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
scott.davis@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2004
Education/Certifications: BA, MAT, Piedmont College


Shelby Day, Upper School Media Specialist and Yearbook Teacher, Academics
706-839-2032
shelby.day@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013
Education/Certifications: Ed S, Instructional Technology with an emphasis in School Library Media, University of Georgia; MBA in Business Administration Leadership, Brenau University; BA, Journalism, University of Georgia


Whitney Denham, Upper School Culinary Arts Teacher, Academics
706-839-2033
whitney.denham@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


Deland Docsol, Upper School Math Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
deland.docsol@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2014


Wallace Dodd, Director of Plant Services, Plant Services
706-839-2040
wallace.dodd@tallulahfalls.org


Jennifer Dunlap, Upper School English Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
jennifer.dunlap@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2014
Education/Certifications: Ed S Curriculum and Instruction, Valdosta State University; M Ed, North Georgia University; Bachelors of Theology, University of Georgia; AA Religion Focus, Young Harris College; ESOL Endorsement; Online Teaching Endorsement


Wanda Dunn, Media Center Specialist, Academics
706-839-2032
wanda.dunn@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2007
Education/Certifications: BS, Women's College of Georgia; M Ed, Georgia College; Ed S, University of Georgia


Dwight Dyer, Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2013



Jacque Earp, Upper School Math Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
jacque.earp@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013
Education/Certifications: BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MAT, Piedmont College; MBA, North Georgia College & State University


Carrie Elrod, Middle/Upper School Drama Teacher, Academics
706-839-3063
carrie.elrod@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


Jack Farley, Janitorial & Maintenance Staff, Plant Services
706-839-2003
Employed Since: 2011


Preston Fowler, Dorm Counselor, Student Life
706-754-0400
preston.fowler@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013
Education/Certifications: BS, Business Administration, Truett-McConnell College


Wayne Fowler, Bus Driver, Student Services
706-754-0400


Jimmy Franklin, Dean of Students, Director of Boarding, Student Life
706-839-2022
jimmy.franklin@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1982
Education/Certifications: BA, M Ed, Ed S, University of Georgia


Curt Frederick, Music Teacher, Academics
706-839-2032
curt.frederick@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2009
Education/Certifications: BM, Mercer University;  MM, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


Bryan Freeman, Director of Technology, Administration
706-839-2020
bryan.freeman@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications:  BS, Computer Science, Southern Polytechnic State University


Hannah Gibson, Middle School Teacher, 8th Grade English, Academics 
706-754-0400
hannah.gibson@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: BS English Education, Toccoa Falls College


Chantal Gourlay, Upper School Spanish & ESL Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
chantal.gourlay@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications: BA, International Affairs, George Washington University; MA, Spanish, Georgia State University


Carolyn Gragg, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400


Irene Gray, Upper School Registrar, Alumni Steering Committee, Academic Administration
706-839-2001
irene.gray@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1994
Education/Certifications: BS, Wesleyan College


E. Lane Gresham, Director of Community Relations, Advancement 
706-839-2024
lane.gresham@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2014
Education/Certifications: BA, Community Journalism, Piedmont College, Leadership Habersham graduate


Lowell Hamilton, Assistant Athletic Director & Strength & Conditioning Teacher, Athletics
706-754-0400
lowell.hamilton@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2014
Education/Certifications: BS, Political Science, University of Illinois


Rick Hammock, Middle School English Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
rick.hammock@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2006
Education/Certifications: BS, Georgia State University


Bobby Hammond, Guidance Counselor, Academic Administration
706-839-2042
bobby.hammond@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2007
Education/Certifications: BS, Clemson University; MSCE, University of West Alabama


Jinni Hanifan-Wagner, Upper School Physical Education Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
jinny.hanifan-wagner@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013


Stephen Hanifan-Wagner, Maintenance, Plant Services
706-754-0400


Linda Harris, Upper School Math Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
linda.harris@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1967
Education/Certifications:  BS, M Ed, Ed S, University of Georgia


Melody Henderson, Administrative Assistant to the President, President's Office
706-839-2000
melody.henderson@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BBA, Risk Management and Insurance, University of Georgia


Catherine Hermes, Middle School Electives Teacher, Academics
Phone Number: 706-839-2045
catherine.hermes@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2006
Education/Certifications: BA, Marymount College; MAT, Piedmont College


Eric Hollifield, Dorm Counselor, Student Life
706-839-2011
eric.hollifield@tallulahfalls.org
Education/Certifications: BA, Mercer University; M Ed, University of Georgia


Angel Hooper, Staff, Plant Services
706-839-2038
Employed Since: 2012


Beth Huebner, Upper School Science Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
beth.huebner@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications: BS, Southwest Baptist University; MS Ed University of Georgia


Wendy Jackson, Director of Admissions, Admissions
706-839-2008
wendy.jackson@tallulahfalls.org
Education/Certifications: BS, Finance and Accounting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Kennesaw State University


Killeen Jensen, Middle School Teacher, Academics
Phone Number: 706-839-2045
kileen.jensen@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1991
Education/Certifications: BSHE, Iowa State University; M Ed, Brenau University


Chris Kafsky, Part-Time Swim Coach, Athletics
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2015


Elizabeth Kyle, Middle School Counselor, Academic Administration
706-839-2057
elizabeth.kyle@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013
Education/Certifications: BS, Journalism, University of Florida; M Ed, School Counseling, Western Carolina University; National Certified Counselor (NCC)


Georgann Lanich, Upper School Visual Arts & Drama Teacher, Academics
706-838-2045
georgann.lanich@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2011
Education/Certifications: BAE, M Ed, University of North Georgia


Cindy Laymon, Bus Driver and Housekeeping, Plant Services
706-754-0400



Haydee Lindsey, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038
Employed Since: 2012



Sarah Lowry, Administrative Assistant to Dean of Students, Student Life
706-839-2002
sarah.lowry@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2006


Carol Madden, Learning Resource Center Coordinator, Ninth Grade Math, Academics
706-839-2001
carol.madden@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications: BS, Middle Grades Education, Mercer University; M Ed, Educational Administration and Policy, University of Georgia; Ed S Educational Leadership, University of West Georgia


Sandy Martin, Bus Driver, Student Services
706-754-0400


Patrick Mayfield, Drug Awareness Coordinator, Administration 
706-839-2001
patrick.mayfield@tallulahfalls.org



Rachel McClain, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038


Kim McClurg, Middle School Teacher, 6th/7th grade English, Academics
706-754-0400

kim.mcclurg@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016

Education/Certifications: BA, English, Birmingham-Southern College, MA, Middle Grades Education, State University of West Georgia


Kathleen McDaniel, Upper School Academic Assistant, Academics
706-839-2001
katie.mcdaniel@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015



Tammie Miller, Laundry Staff, Plant Services
706-839-2043


Terry Miller, Grounds Keeping Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400


Randy Morris, Middle School Teacher, Head Varsity Girls Tennis Coach and Head Middle School Girls Basketball Coach, Academics
706-839-2045
randy.morris@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2000
Education/Certifications: BA, Piedmont College


Wanda Morris, Upper School Science Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
wanda.morris@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013


Joseph Moss, Dorm Counselor, Student Life
706-839-3035
joseph.moss@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


Tracy Moss, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2013


Thomas Nations, Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2014



Scott Neal, Athletic Director, Teacher, Head Track & Field Coach, MS Cross Country, Performance Enhancement Program Coordinator, Athletics
706-839-2004
scott.neal@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1999
Education/Certifications: BS, MS, Physical Education, University of New Mexico; CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association); USATF Level II in four areas:  Sprints/hurdles/relays; Jumps; Endurance; Throws; USWF - Club Coach Certification



Dinah Peevy, Upper School Science Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
dinah.peevy@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BS, University of Montevallo; MS, Georgia College and State University



Larry Peevy, President and Head of School, President's Office
706-839-2000
larry.peevy@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2007
Education/Certifications: BS, M Ed, AA/Ed S, University of Montevallo; Advanced Study, University of Alabama


Ray Pitts, Staff, Plant Services
706-839-2003
Employed Since: 2011


Kim Popham, Upper School Academic Dean, Academic Administration
706-839-2018
kim.popham@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1999
Education/Certifications: BS, University of Georgia; MAT, Piedmont College


Kerri Pugh, Middle School Electives Teacher, Academics
706-754-0400
kerri.pugh@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2012
Education/Certifications: BS in Education, Kennesaw State University


Burma Ramey, Bus Driver, Student Services
706-754-0400


Mark Rasmussen, Vice President, President's Office
706-839-2015
mark.rasmussen@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2008
Education/Certifications: BBA, University of Georgia; Advanced Studies, Kennesaw State University


Tammie Rasmussen, Admissions Associate, Admissions
706-754-0400
tammie.rasmussen@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications:
BS, Exercise Science, Georgia State University; NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist



Jonathan Roberts, Middle School Administrative Assistant & Upper School Boys Soccer Coach, Academic Administration
706-839-2045
jonathan.roberts@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2011



Sara Roberts, Upper School Spanish Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
sara.roberts@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BS, Education, Health and Physical Education, University of Georgia


Amanda Rogers, Director of Enrollment Services, Admissions
706-839-2044
amanda.rogers@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2009
Education/Certifications: BA, Piedmont College



Dustin Rogers, Director of Security, Assistant Dean of Students, Administration
706-839-2056
dustin.rogers@tallulahfalls.org

Employed Since: 1995
Education/Certifications: BA, History, University of Georgia, Georgia Army National Guard Military Police Instructor


Jessica Rojas, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400


Zac Roland, Middle School Science, Academics
706-839-2045
zac.roland@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications:



Barney Rothgery, Museum Curator, Business Office
706-839-2048
barney@rothgery@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2001
Education/Certifications: BA, Michigan State University


Annette Marie Sanders, Staff, Dining Hall
706-754-0400


Priscilla Saxon, Staff, Dining Hall
706-754-0400


 

LeAnna Shahan, Janitorial Staff, Plant Services
706-839-2003
Employed Since: 2011


Annette Shirley, Middle School Teacher, Academics
706-839-2045
annette.shirley@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2008



Sharon Shirley, Assistant Director of Food Services, Food Services
706-754-0400


Jacobii Shirley, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038
Employed Since: 2011


Jane Shoemaker, Middle School Science Teacher & Athletics Coach, Academics
706-839-2045
jane.shoemaker@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: Gainesville College and University of Georgia - Education Degrees; Clemson University - Masters of K-8 Education with Leadership Specialist Degree; National Certification in Science Education


Darilee Sims, Boarding Counselor, Student Life
706-754-0400
darilee.sims@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: 


Anna Smith, Staff Accountant, Business Office
706-839-2025
anna.smith@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2011


Sonya Smith, Executive Director for Advancement, Advancement
706-839-2021
Email: sonya.smith@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: BBA, Marketing, University of Georgia, Leadership Habersham graduate


Melvin Stevenson, Maintenance Staff, Plant Services
706-754-0400


Hazel Talley, Staff, Food Services
706-754-0400
Employed Since: 2014



Tom Tilley, Middle School and Upper School Social Studies Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
tom.tilley@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010
Education/Certifications: BS, Education (6-12) Indiana University; MA, Admin. Education (K-12), Seton Hall University; Ed S Walden University


Chrissy Van Hooser, Middle School Teacher, 5th Grade Math and Science, Academics
706-754-0400
chrissy.vanhooser@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: BS, Bachelor of Science- University of Georgia, Master of Teaching, Piedmont College, Educational Specialist, Lincoln Memorial University


Jim Van Hooser, Upper School Math Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
jim.vanhooser@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013



Pamela Vaughan, Accounting Specialist, Business Office
706-839-2028
pamela.vaughan@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2010


Ashley Walden, Upper School Social Studies Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
ashley.walden@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2013
Education/Certifications: Bachelor's Degree in History Education - Tusculum College


Bobby Walden, Bus Driver, Student Services
706-754-0400


Monica Welborn, Middle School Assistant Academic Dean, Academic Administration 
706-754-0400
monica.welborn@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: BA, Middle Grades Math/ Science, Masters, Middle Grades Math/Science, Specialist, Educational Leadership


Carolyn Welch, Staff, Food Services
706-839-2038
Employed Since: 2012


Brittany Whittemore, Dorm Counselor, Student Life
706-839-3036
brittany.whittemore@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015


Lisa Wilcox, Middle School Nurse, Middle School Assistant Tennis Coach, Student Life
Phone Number: 706-839-2045
lisa.wilcox@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2011


Mark Wilcox, Upper School PE Teacher, Head Baseball Coach
706-754-0400
mark.wilcox@tallualhfalls.org
Employed Since: 2016
Education/Certifications: ED. S, Administration and Supervision


Kelly Woodall, Dean of Enrollment Management, Admissions
706-839-2009
kelly.woodall@tallulahfalls.org 
Employed Since: 2008
Education/Certifications: BS, Industrial Engineering, Southern Polytechnic University



Harriett Worrell, Director of Food Services, Middle School Family and Consumer Science Teacher
Food Services
706-839-2005
harriett.worrell@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 1976
Education/Certifications: BS, M Ed S, University of Georgia


William Worrell, Security
706-839-0400
Employed Since: 2015

Education/Certifications: Georgia POST Certified


Brittany Yandell, Teacher, Upper School, Academics
706-839-2001
brittany.yandell@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2008
Education/Certifications: B.A., North Georgia College and State University


Zijun (June) Xu, Middle & Upper School Chinese Teacher, Academics
706-839-2001
june.xu@tallulahfalls.org
Employed Since: 2015
Education/Certifications: Master's Degree, TESOL & World Language Education, University of Georgia, Master's Degree in Statistics, University of Georgia