Savannah State University (SSU) alumnus Will Simmons, Ph.D.,’98 has been named president of National Association for Court Administrators (NACM). Simmons is the District Court Administrator for the Sixth Judicial Administrative District, Superior Courts of Georgia. The district is comprised of 21 superior court judges, 14 counties and 5 judicial circuits.

Simmons is the current chairman of the board for the Savannah State University Foundation, Inc., and as a student he was chief justice and SGA president.

NACM is a member organization dedicated to educating court professionals, providing community, sharing information, and advocating on important court and justice system topics.

Established in 1890, Savannah State University is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from 30 undergraduate and 6graduate programs in 4 colleges.