Columbus Technical College Names New President

Interim President, Martha Ann Todd to lead the college

Martha Ann Todd Headshot

ATLANTA, GA—Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Matt Arthur has appointed a new President to lead Columbus Technical College. Martha Ann Todd, who has been serving as Interim President at Columbus Technical College since July 1st, has been named President of Columbus Technical College.

“Martha Ann has 40 years of experience in education and has held a range of leadership roles at the school, district, and state levels,” said TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur. “She is the right person to lead Columbus Technical College and reaffirm the college’s mission to develop a skilled workforce for business and industry in the region.”

Prior to her role as Interim President at Columbus Technical College, Todd was Deputy Commissioner for Adult and Technical Education at TCSG. From 2013 through 2017, she served as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement. Todd was also Assistant Superintendent for Meriwether County Schools and an Associate Superintendent of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness with the Georgia Department of Education.

“I am honored to be chosen as Columbus Technical College’s next President,” said Todd. “I want to thank the Commissioner and the State Board for their support as we work together to create more educational opportunities for people in our service delivery area as well as build a pipeline of skilled talent for business and industry.”

Todd is a graduate of Emory University, Columbus State University, and Georgia College and State University. Todd assumed her new role effective October 4th.

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia approved Commissioner Arthur’s appointment of Martha Ann Todd on Thursday, October 3rd in Dublin.


The 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) are Georgia’s top resource for skilled workers. TCSG offers world-class training in 600 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs to students who are trained on state-of-the-art equipment by instructors who are experts in their fields. The system also houses Georgia’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes and provides adult literacy and education programs, including the GED testing program, throughout the state. In addition, TCSG partners with companies through Quick Start, the nation’s top customized workforce training program, and through its individual colleges, who work with local industry to provide workforce and training solutions. For more information, visit


Mark D’Alessio



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