Georgia Ports Authority

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Human Resources Address

Physical Address Mailing Address
Human Resources Department
Georgia Ports Authority
GPA Annex 1
82 Main Street
Garden City, GA 31408
Georgia Ports Authority
Human Resources
P.O. Box 2406
Savannah, GA 31402

Driving Directions:

From I-95 North
  1. From Interstate 95, take Exit 99A onto Interstate 16 East.
  2. Proceed approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) on I-16 to Exit 160, Highway 307 Dean Forest Road.
  3. At the top of the ramp, at the light, on Exit 160, turn left onto Highway 307 North.
  4. Proceed approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) on 307 until it ends at Highway 25, turn right on Highway 25 and proceed approximately 1/2 mile, the GPA Annex 1 Building will be on the left.
  5. End at 82 Main Street.

Director & Administrative Staff

Title Name Phone Fax
Senior Director of Human Resources Lise Altman 912.964.3938 912.964.3819
Executive Administrative Assistant Pam Lambert 912.964.3938

Human Resources

Title Name Phone Fax
Human Resources Manager Rosa Simmons 912.964.3807 912.964.3819
Recruitment Manager Jim Wisham 912.964.3990
Assistant Employee Relations Manager Valerie Attaway 912.966.3628
Assistant Human Resources Manager Tanya Chisholm 912.964.3967
Assistant Manager of Recruitment & Compliance Tiphani Lee 912.963.5569
Human Resources Generalist Todd Lynch 912.964.3966
Human Resources Generalist Eli Vandiver 912.964.3907

Employee Benefits

Title Name Phone Fax
Benefits Manager Michael Taylor 912.964.3820 912.966.3603
Benefits Manager Tim Smith 912.966.7818
Benefits Coordinator Shirley Hardin 912.963.2548
Benefits Specialist Katie Britt 912.964.3908
Nurse Practitioner Mark Bowen 912.966.7881 912.966.7980
Senior Occupational Health Nurse Donna Piper 912.964.3870
Occupational Nurse Ashley Tipton 912.964.3870
Wellness Specialist Samecia Smith 912.964.3827