Governor Brian Kemp announced Thursday that he has appointed Statesboro businessman Doug Lambert to serve on the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia.
The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia is responsible for establishing standards, regulations and policies for the operation of the Technical College System of Georgia. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) oversees the state’s technical colleges, adult literacy programs, and a host of economic and workforce development programs. Board members serve a region by congressional district and this recent appointment is for the 12th Congressional district.
Lambert is a well-known businessman and entrepreneur who founded Southeastern Hospitality Services Inc., which built eight hotels in Statesboro and Savannah. Prior to opening his business, he worked at Franklin Equities, Inc., where he spent 25 years and led the operation of several hotels and restaurants across the southwest.
During his long and dedicated career in the hospitality industry, he served on the American Hotel & Motel Association, the Georgia Travel and Hospitality Association, the Staybridge Suites National Advisory Board, and other industry organizations. Lambert attended what is now Georgia Southern University where he earned a BBA in Marketing.
He and his wife, Karen, live in Statesboro and have five children and six grandchildren.
You can see other members of the board here.