The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education approved the appointment of Judi Battle as the Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) executive director of human resources during the board meeting on Oct. 5.

Battle joins GSCS from the Baldwin County School District in Milledgeville, where she served as the director of human resources and procurement since 2015. Prior to that role, Battle served as the director of human resources for the Washington County Board of Education for almost 10 years and human resources coordinator for the Baldwin County Board of Education for three years.

Battle earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from Iona College located in New Rochelle, New York and her master’s degree in Public Administration, with an emphasis on Human Resources Management, from Georgia College and State University located in Milledgeville, Georgia. Battle holds professional certification from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

“I am very excited to welcome Ms. Judi Battle to Griffin-Spalding County School System,” said Superintendent Keith Simmons. “I am confident that her wealth of experience and knowledge will be an asset to the students and staff of our district.”