Our Team

Department Title Name Email
Director Director of Financial Aid Douglas Tanner


Operations Manager Customer Service Operations Manager Wanda Stracener wstracen@valdosta.edu
Process Operations Manager Julian Vickers jvickers@valdosta.edu
Associate Director Chad Daugherty cndaugherty@valdosta.edu
(letters A - L) Counselor

Maranda Guest

(letters M - Z) Counselor Stephen Smith stephenjsmith@valdosta.edu
Loans Assistant Director / Loan Coordinator Sandra Griffin sgriffin@valdosta.edu
  Loan Counselor Gwen Manning gemanning@valdosta.edu
  Financial Aid Assistant I Marie Hart dmhart@valdosta.edu
HOPE / Scholarships Assistant Director / Scholarship / HOPE Coordinator Donnell Davis dodavis@valdosta.edu
  HOPE / Scholarship Assistant Sharon Mashburn scarter@valdosta.edu
Work Study Work Study Coordinator Leroy Trower lrtrower@valdosta.edu
Veteran's Affairs Veteran's Affairs Coordinator Sandra DiPietro


Financial Aid Assistants      
(letters A - D) Financial Aid Assistant I Teresa Lohr tclohr@valdosta.edu
(letters E - K) Financial Aid Assistant I Holly Lustfeldt hklustfeldt@valdosta.edu
(letters L - R) Financial Aid Assistant I Jessica Deal jnbowen@valdosta.edu
(letters S - Z) Financial Aid Assistant I Tanya Fontaine


 Reception Area Financial Aid Assistant I Jean Smith sjsmith@valdosta.edu
  Financial Aid Assistant I Brenda Kelley brkelley@valdosta.edu
  Financial Aid Assistant I Amy Strickland amystrickland@valdosta.edu

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Office of Financial Aid Code of Conduct