Moore Named Vice President for Economic Development
Ogeechee Technical College

Lori Durden, President of Ogeechee Technical College (OTC), recently announced that Jan Moore has been named the College’s Vice President for Economic Development (VPED). Durden was the previous Vice President for Economic Development, prior to accepting the appointment as president of the College.  Moore had served as acting VPED before moving to the position permanently. “Jan’s extensive experience in both higher education and economic development gives her a unique perspective. I have full faith in her ability to collaborate, strengthen, and expand the work of the College and the community,” stated Durden. 

Moore, who previously served as Dean of Students at OTC, worked with the Bulloch County Board of Education's Central Office, where she served as Special Education Supervisor/Behavior Intervention Specialist. She holds an Education Specialist degree and Masters of Education, both in School Psychology and both from Georgia Southern University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Georgia. Moore's work experience in education also includes six years as School Psychologist with the Bryan County Board of Education. Additionally, she is the current mayor of Statesboro and the first female city official ever to be elected in the City’s history. She served eleven years as Business Editor of the Statesboro Herald.

Moore is a board member of the Georgia Municipal Association, serving on its Executive Committee and its Member Services Advisory Council. She is an executive board member of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation, and was recently named as an Advisory Board Member for the University of Georgia J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development. Moore is also a board member of the Coastal Regional Commission and served on the Georgia Southern University Presidential Search and Screen Committee in 2015/16.

Jan and her husband, Bill, have two children, Cecilia and Ginny.


Contact Information

Barry Turner
Vice President for College Advancement
Phone: 912.681.5500 | Email:


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