Katrell Nash, Derric Terrentine and Jon Dollan Join Augusta Technical College Board of Directors

Staff Report

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

Augusta Technical College is pleased to announce that Katrell Nash, Derric Terrentine and Jon Dollan have been elected to the Augusta Technical College Board of Directors.

Ms. Nash is the owner of Nash Law Office, LLC, in Augusta, GA. Her office specializes in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law, serves on the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Attorney Panel to represent indigent persons in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, as conflict counsel to indigent persons prosecuted in the State and Civil & Magistrate Courts of Richmond County. and mediates general civil and domestic relations matters.

“I am elated to the join the Augusta Technical College family! I look forward to serving on the Board to advance transformative programs, promote inclusivity, and support partnerships that enhance this stellar institution for the students, faculty, and staff," stated Ms. Nash.

Nash holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi and a Juris Doctor from the Mississippi College School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Mississippi (2012) and in all state courts in Georgia (2009) and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

Nash is a current board member for the American Red Cross East Central Region; Board Member for the CSRA EOA; Initiative 5: Advocate for Social Justice Committee Chair, Alpha Kappa Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® Zeta Xi Omega chapter; Mentor: Royalty Teen Ministry at Macedonia Church of Augusta; Creator/Presenter of #KnowYourRights, a free presentation educating youths ages 11 to 18 about their legal rights; Graduate: Leadership Augusta (c/o 2017).

Mr. Terrentine is the General Manager and Part owner of Malcolm Cunningham Automotive Group (Ford, Hyundai, Chevrolet).

“As I embark on this new journey, I would like to thank Augusta Tech for the opportunity to serve my community as a board member. I look forward to using my skills and knowledge to help enhance Augusta Tech to be the best technical college in the nation," stated Mr. Terrentine.

Terrentine holds a Bachelor of Arts from Talladega College and is a current member of the Richmond County Board of Education Mentorship Program and the Cosmopolitan AME Church Board of Trustees.

Mr. Dollan is the President, Southeast Cyber Industry Association, in Evans, Georgia. He previously served s the Cyber Director for the Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, South Carolina. Mr. Dollan has over 30 years of experience in organizational leadership and management, strategic planning, and resource management.

“I am honored and blessed to be a member of Augusta Technical College Board of Directors. It is amazing opportunity to contribute to the outstanding work that the faculty, staff and President Whirl are providing to the CSRA community through excellence in educational programs and building a workforce for the regions current and future needs. It's all about giving back to the community," stated Mr. Dollan.

Dollan holds a Master of Arts in Strategic Studies/National Security Affairs from the Naval War College and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of New Mexico.

Dollan is a member of the Augusta University School of Computer and Cyber Sciences Advisory Board, a part of Augusta University's lead on the Nation Science Foundation Engine initiative, and the USC Beaufort National Science Foundation Engine initiative.   

"Augusta Technical College is fortunate to have Katrell, Jon, and Derric join our board of directors. They bring experiences in law, cyber/IT, and automotive/industrial trades to our team, all of which are strategic workforce priorities for our institution," stated College President Dr. Jermaine Whirl. "We look forward to their future contributions and are excited to have them join Cougar Nation!"