Augusta Technical College Appoints New Members to Foundation Board of Trustees

by Kimberly Holden

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM

For Immediate Release

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Augusta Technical College Appoints
New Members to Foundation Board of Trustees

The new members will serve a 3-year term.

Augusta, GA, February 24, 2022

Augusta Technical College is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Foundation Board of Trustees: Reyne Gallup- Chief Operating Officer, University Health Care System; Jane Marie Kinsey- Vice President, McKnight Construction; Gunnar Kleveland- President and CEO, Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.; and Marissa Smith- Senior Vice President, Market Executive, Bank of America.

The addition of these new members will help educate the community about technical education and expand the potential support of Augusta Technical College through charitable giving opportunities, which will in turn benefit
students, programs and expanded facilities.

"The Augusta Tech Family is elated to have these four individuals join our distinguish board. We know they will be essential in moving our institution forward while helping to tell our story to the broader community," stated Augusta Technical College President Dr. Jermaine Whirl.

‘We are honored to have such a distinguished group of Augustans joining the foundation," stated Randy Hatcher, President of MAU Workforce Solutions. They will help us change Augusta’s future by better educating more people with better programming, and preparing them for the jobs now and those in the future.

The mission of the Augusta Technical College Foundation is to provide support and advocate educational excellence and expansion of educational opportunities of Augusta Technical College by means of:

  • Voluntary leadership and assistance with fundraising activities
  • Fiduciary care of the Foundation’s assets for the long term benefit and enhancement of the College
  • Provide broad advice, consultation, and support of the President of the College in carrying out the mission of Augusta Technical College

The College has nearly 60 years of history as an outstanding higher education institution, and it is our outstanding alumni that have helped make this possible. We have had the pleasure of being a part of your success, and we want you to be a part of our continued success as a college. To that end, we appreciate your consideration of contributing gifts of time, talent or financial resources. For more information on how you can get involved, please email the college at or contact Beverly Peltier, Director of Institutional Advancement and The Augusta Tech Foundation, at 706.771.4023 or


Ms. Jane Marie Kinsey, a Caucasian female with curly blonde hair smiles wearing a dark green dress with a grey lattice pattern.
Jane Marie Kinsey


Ms. Reyne Gallup a Caucasian female with short blonde hair smiles wearing a black suit jacket with a white collared shirt.
Reyne Gallup


Ms. Marissa Smith, a Caucasian female with long blond hair wears black rimmed glasses and a black suit jacket with a white shirt while smiling at the camera.
Marissa Smith


Mr. Gunnar Kleveland, a Caucasian male, sits at the wheel of a golf cart wearing a blue fleece pullover and grey slacks while smiling at the camera.
Gunnar Kleveland

About Augusta Technical College

Augusta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public postsecondary institution that provides academic and technical education, customized business and industry training, continuing education, student support, economic development, and adult education services to its service area (Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties) at a competitive financial value. Associate of Science Degrees, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit are provided through traditional and distance delivery methods. For more information, visit

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