• 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Phone: 770-473-2700 Extension 700121 | Fax 678-817-3112
  • Email: [email protected]
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Equity and Compliance
The Equity and Compliance (E & C) Division plays an integral role in the District’s “Commitment to High Performance”. It is our goal to provide professional, high quality service regarding the various legal, ethical and compliance issues. To that end, the division has primary responsibility for these major areas: 
  • Management of the legal compliance and legal affairs matters for the District
  • Administration of the District’s Risk Management programs and procedures, to include: Worker’s Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, and general insurance policy management
  • Direction of the District’s investigation processes and protocol
  • Facilitation of the District’s policy preparation process
  • Organization of the Open Records request process
  • Coordination of the Reasonable Accommodations process under the ADA and Section 504
  • Monitoring of the District’s Title IX efforts
  • Provision of technical assistance relative to progressive discipline issues

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Department Staff

Damaris Garrett
Chief of Equity and Compliance
Darlene Ford-Dowling
Executive Administrative Assistant 
Latasha Lowe
Legal Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Leslie Harris
Planning Analyst (Risk Management)
Stephanie Cosby
Administrative Assistant (to Legal Compliance and Risk Management)
 Wendy Edwards
Personnel Review Officer
Andrew Scott
Personnel Review Officer
Claire Starkey
Personnel Review Officer
Teresa Reese
Personnel Review Officer
Margaret Hudgins
Records Management Specialist