Lisa Sperling, Ph.D.

Director of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives

  • Hometown: Staten Island, NY
  • Undergraduate Institution: Emory University
  • Undergraduate Degree: B.A., English
  • Graduate Institution: University of Georgia
  • Graduate Degree: Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Graduate Degree: College Student Affairs Administration (PhD)


Geovani Ayala, M.Ed.

Associate Director of Retention and Diversity Initiatives

  • Hometown: Paterson, NJ
  • Undergraduate Institution: Montclair State University
  • Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Family & Child Studies: Concentration in K-5 Education
  • Graduate Institution: The University of Georgia
  • Graduate Degree: Master of Education in College Student Affairs Administration


Narke Norton, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Recruitment & Diversity Initiatives 

  • Hometown: Tifton, GA
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia
  • Undergraduate Degree: B.A., Political Science
  • Graduate Institution: University of Georgia
  • Graduate Degree: M.Ed., Higher Education Administration



Francis Oliver

  • Hometown: Miami, Florida
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Miami
  • Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Graduate Institution: University of Georgia
  • Currently Enrolled In: Pursuing a Master of Public Administration

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