Phone: 706.769.5130


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Communication - Mississippi State University (2002) M.P.A. - University of Georgia (2008) Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) - (2020)

Anisa Sullivan Jimenez

Anisa Sullivan Jimenez is the Director of Communications for Oconee County Schools. Prior to her current position, she was the Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Clarke County School District, worked in public relations at the University of Georgia, and was a columnist for the Athens Banner-Herald.

A native of Starkville, Miss., she is a “Bulldog” twice over with a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She earned her APR (Accreditation in Public Relations) in 2020.

Jimenez is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Athens, a graduate of the LEAD Athens Class of 2010, and a graduate of the Leadership Oconee Class of 2019. In addition, she was selected as one of the University of Georgia's Top 40 Under 40 in 2015. She served as president of the Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA) from 2020-21. Under her leadership, GSPRA was named an Exemplary Chapter by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). She was also named an NSPRA Front-Runner 2021-22 for leadership and outstanding work in Oconee County Schools, as well as at the state and national levels.

She and her husband, Dr. Albert Jimenez, are the proud parents of Ariana and Van.