Commission Members

John Albers
State Senator
Georgia State Senate

Dean Alford
Chairman
Technical College System of Georgia

Charlice Byrd
State Representative
Georgia State House of Representatives

Michael Cassidy
President & CEO
Georgia Research Alliance

Dr. Steve E. Cross
Executive Vice President for Research
Georgia Institute of Technology

Steve Dickinson
VP Global Corporate Communications
Merial Limited

Barry Loudermilk (Co-Chairman)
State Senator
Georgia State Senate

Dr. Gilda Lyon
STEM Coordinator
Georgia Department of Education

Tino Mantella
CEO & President
Technology Association of Georgia

Calvin Rhodes
Chief Information Officer & Executive Director
Georgia Technology Authority

Barbara Sims (Co-Chairman)
State Representative
Georgia State House of Representatives