February 09, 2015
Gwinnett Tech Adds Doug Jenkins, Georgia Power, to Board of Directors
Region Manager Brings Engineering and Community Development Insights to GTC Leadership Team
GWINNETT - NORTH FULTON
Gwinnett Technical College has expanded its board of directors with the addition of Doug Jenkins, Metro North Region Manager for Georgia Power.
Doug Jenkins, Metro North Region Manager for Georgia Power, and Gwinnett Tech Board member
Jenkins is the latest addition to the college’s board of directors, which ensures that the needs of the citizens, business and industry within Gwinnett Tech’s service area are met to the highest possible degree. It is the role of the board members to maintain awareness of local industry and community needs for technical college programs, and to communicate those needs to the college’s president and administrative staff.
“We welcome Doug and are honored to add him to the board of directors,” said Gwinnett Technical College President Dr. D. Glen Cannon. “His expertise in engineering and experience in economics and community development are great assets to our strong team of directors.”
As Metro North Region Manager, Jenkins is responsible for providing leadership for region operations, sales, customer service, economics and community development. He is also responsible for external affairs activities for 327,000 Georgia Power customers in Gwinnett, Forsyth, North Fulton and North DeKalb. Prior to his current position, he served as assistant to the executive vice president of customer service and operations. Since joining Georgia Power in 1987 as a co-op student, Jenkins has held roles of increasing responsibility and leadership, formerly serving as assistant to the vice president of energy planning and sales and manager of Georgia Power’s customer choice organization.
Jenkins earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in finance from Georgia State University. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the North Fulton Area chapter of Citizens of Georgia Power. Jenkins is also a certified energy manager and engineer-in-training.
Jenkins joins other community and business leaders on the Gwinnett Tech board, including:
Juneau Construction, Board Chair
John Baumstark, Suniva
Atlanta Gas Light & Chattanooga Gas
Doug Meyer, InXpress
Gregory Morrison, Cox Enterprises
Development Authority of Fulton County
Maxie Price, Jr.,
Maxie Price Chevrolet, Inc.
Georgia Power Company (retired)
Homestead Packaging Solutions
Phil Wolfe, Gwinnett Health System, Inc.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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February 9, 2015