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ATC Board Member - Robert Edward Chester

Robert ChesterRobert Edward Chester, of Early County, has served on the Albany Technical College Board of Directors since 2005. The native of Blakely, Ga. graduated from Washington High School in 1963. He graduated from Albany Tech, then known as Monroe Area Vocational School, in 1965 and was drafted into the Army a year later. Chester later earned an Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering from North Virginia Community College in Fairfax, Virginia.  He went on to earn a master’s degree from the U.S. Army Management Staff College in Ft. Belvior, Va. Chester retired from civil service with the Department of Defense after 35 years of service.

Chester is currently a member-at-large on the Technical College Director's Association of Georgia,  a member of the Early County Development Authority, Chairman of the Early County Planning Commission and serves on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council. He is a member and deacon at Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church. Chester has been married to Shirley Chester for 43 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.

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