Meet the Staff

Jim BrighamJames B. Brigham
Vice President for Finance and Administration
(256) 782-5885
jbrigham@jsu.edu

Education
BBA - The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
MS - The New England College of Business & Finance

Professional Certifications
CPA, Certified Public Accountant
CIA, Certified Internal Auditor
CFE, Certified Fraud Examiner



Tina PhotoTina D. Trussell
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration
(256) 782-5820
ttrussel@jsu.edu

Tina is a native of Calhoun County and attended Alexandria High School. She came to work for JSU in 2001 in the Office of Student Accounts, and moved to the Vice President’s Office in August 2016.  Prior to employment with JSU, Tina worked in banking and from 1999-2001 for The Aerospace Development Center housed here on campus in Daugette Hall.   

Tina is married, and her husband Billy was employed here at JSU as the HVAC Supervisor for 17 years and is now a Controls/HVAC Supervisor for MidSouth Controls in Birmingham, AL.  They have two children who both graduated from JSU with Business degrees; Melinda with a focus in Human Resources and Justin in Accounting. They have one granddaughter, Cadence.


Alane RhodesAlane Rhodes
Office Assistant
(256) 782-5453
tarhodes@jsu.edu