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Debbie Tonks

IT Associate Director

Debbie is the IT Associate Director after having joined the Franklin OIT Instructional Technology team in 2013. She has been working at the University of Georgia since 1995.

Franklin College Responsibilities

She serves as the IT Associate Director 

Professional Information 

A graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Computer Science, she has over twenty years of experience working in Instructional Technology, Desktop as well as Network support.

Personal Information

She loves playing and teaching tennis as well as spending time with family and friends.


Master of Education in Instructional Design and Development (MEd)
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA - August 2019

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS)
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA - August 1992

Awards, Honors and Recognitions:


  • IT Professional of the Year 2020 


  • UGA Supervisors' Academy  
  • Supervisory Excellence  
  • High Impact Leadership 
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management 
  • IT Project Management 
  • AMX Programming 1  
  • AMX Installer Certification  
  • UGA Diversity and Inclusion Certificate 
  • HDI-SCA Certification

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