Dennis Dean

Dennis Dean; deandr@vt.edu; 540-231-5895

As GSS DA Stakeholder Committee Chair, Dr. Dennis Dean, in conjunction with the Stakeholder Committee, is responsible for setting the strategic direction and resource investment decisions of the DA.  He is available to assist groups with any questions or problems they have.  

Janet Webster

Janet Webster; jbwebste@vt.edu; (540) 231-9547

As the GSS DA’s program manager, Dr. Webster is available to help groups with any questions or problems they may have.  She is available to help teams with any effort related to the GSS DA, including administrative, logistical, financial, proposal development, curriculum development, and hiring plan assistance. 

Dustin Covey

Dustin Covey; dustin5@vt.edu; (540) 231-9547

As the GSS DA’s IT Support, Dustin is available to help groups with any technology related questions or problems they may have.  He is available to help groups with any software, hardware, or website needs. 

 

Lindsay Key

Lindsay Key; ltkey@vt.edu; (540) 231-6594

As the GSS DA's communications support, Lindsay is available to help groups develop strategic communications materials such as news releases, brochures, presentations, and a digital presence to better promote specific goals.

 

Debbie Hairston

Deborah Hairston; debbie1@vt.edu; (540) 231-6933

As the administrative assistant for the GSS Destination Area, Debbie is available to assist with meeting arrangements and scheduling.

 

Julia Gregory

Julia Gregory; jconrad@vt.edu; (540) 231-7955

As the business manager for the GSS DA, Julia is available to assist with HokieMart, travel, and other financial transactions.

 

 

john little

Systems Integration

Dr. John Little will work with the leaders of the GSS concept groups to integrate concepts within the GSS and with other DAs and SGAs.  He will reconvene a larger group of program managers and stakeholders from the DAs and SGAs to facilitate a systems of systems approach across the destination areas. 

bill hopkins

Policy Integration

Policy considerations are a common thread throughout concept areas within the GSS DA.  Dr. Bill Hopkins will work closely with the Policy SGA to encourage and facilitate linkages between the GSS DA and the Policy SGA.