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B. Joy Moten-Thomas

Assistant Administrator for Community Development and Outreach

(478) 825-6954


Extension Area: Extension Administration


Focuses on providing technical assistance to rural communities located within Cooperative Extension's service delivery area to develop strategies to improve their ability to compete effectively in our global society. Proven track record of working directly with local governments and non-profit organizations specifically assisting in linking them to financial and non-financial resources available to aid them in implementing their county-based planning and developmental goals.

  • Certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council
  • Certified Housing Counselor in the areas of tenancy and homeownership
  • Graduate from the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Macon (2009)
  • FVSU's Outstanding Principal Investigator/Project Director (2009)
  • FVSU New Researcher of the Year (2008)
  • FVSU's Magic of Wildcat Leadership Inaugural Class (2007)
  • Graduate from the Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs' Georgia Academy for Economic Development (2004)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Arts: Business Management – Wesleyan College, Macon, GA