Dianne Trueblood named SGTC Director of Information Technology
South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford announced that Dianne Trueblood of Cordele has been appointed as the Director of Information Technology for the college following the retirement of long-time IT Director Wray Skipper. Trueblood will report to SGTC Vice President of Student Affairs, Institutional Support and Technology Karen Werling.
Trueblood has been working full-time with South Georgia Technical College since 2002. She was serving as the Librarian, Webmaster, and IT Support for the Crisp County Center campus of South Georgia Tech. She also served as an Adjunct Instructor for SGTC economic development and continuing education departments from 1999 to 2002.
As the Director of Information Technology, Trueblood will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing technology support services. She will also train, assign, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of technology support personnel and provide project management as needed. She will also ensure that all computer hardware, peripherals, and software needs for the administrative and academic needs of the college are identified, ordered, inventoried and maintained. She will oversee the network infrastructure and information security for the college as well as other duties and assignments.
Trueblood has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus and a Master’s of Science in Library Science and Information Studies from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL.
She has over 10-years of relevant work experience as well as webmaster experience and knowledge of WordPress and website maintenances. She also has knowledge of instructional technology and the application of technology in an academic environment.
As the Director of Information Technology at South Georgia Tech, Trueblood will be working with SGTC Technology Support Specialist Gary Prince and Technology Specialist Tom Jones. The information technology department reports to Karen Werling, SGTC Vice President of Technology and Institutional Effectiveness.
The new appointment is effective immediately.
Trueblood is married to Jim Trueblood, Goldstar EMS Director in Sumter County. They have four children and six grandchildren.