Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc.

A Proud Affiliate of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists

2020-2021 GSRT, Inc. Officers


Karin L. Kinder, BS, RT(R)(CT)

Chairman of the Board


Karin is proud to be serving her third term as the GSRT Chairman of the Board!  It will be a very special and exciting Society year as we continue to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the GSRT!  She is also celebrating her 39th year in the field of radiology and is proud to have earned her degree at the University of Louisville...Go Cards!  Karin has served on a plethora (her favorite word) of committees for the GSRT, Inc. as well as serving as a GSRT Officer....just a few times.




Michelle Mason, R.T. (R)(CT)



Michelle is a graduate of Gwinnett Technical College with an Associates of Applied Science.  She has been a registered radiologic technologist since 2011 and a registered CT technologist since 2014.  She is currently on staff full-time at Northside Hospital Midtown Imaging, as well as PRN at Wellstar North Fulton Hospital in Roswell.  Michelle has lived in the Atlanta area for over 20 years.  Michelle has been an active member of the GSRT since 2009.  As a student, she was a member of the Championship Student Bowl Team!  She went on to chair the Membership Committee (for several years) as well as serving two terms as Vice-President and most recently President Elect. Michelle is looking forward to serving as your President this year.   Michelle is passionate about this profession...advocating for state licensure, the use of safe imaging practices and quality imaging for everyone, as well as anything that shines a light on those dedicated to our profession. 


Chris Turner,R.T.(R)


Chris is a graduate of Columbus Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science. He has been a Registered Technologists for 13 years. Prior to working in Radiology he served this great country in the United States Navy. (GO NAVY BEAT ARMY)

He is currently a full time Technologists at Piedmont Columbus Midtown. He has also worked at Piedmont Columbus north and Emory St Fransis in Columbus. He has work in interventional radiology and Cath Lab.

Chris was born in Danville IL and live in Paris IL. Moved to Columbus GA then several places in the Navy then back to Columbus GA.

Chris has served as Vice President (1 term) , Members at Large (2 terms) and Historians for several years for the GSRT. He has also served for his local board the Columbus Society Of Radiologic Technologists as Member at Large, President Elect (2 terms) ,President (2 terms) and Chairman of the Board (2 terms.

Chris is looking forward to serving Georgia as the GSRT Vice President for his second term.

Go Dawgs! Go Braves! And RiseUp!

James M. Reaves, BS,.RT(R)(MR)(CT)

ASRT Delegate


James is a graduate of the University of South Alabama. He has been in the field for 24 years.  He is currently the Supervisor at Northside Johnson Ferry Imaging.

James has served the GSRT, Inc, in many capacities including President and Chairman of the Board.  James currently holds the office of ASRT Delegate and has made great strides in our effort to obtain state licensure as our Legislative Chairman. 

He is an avid Alabama Football Fan...Roll Tide!

Linda Palardy, M.Ed R.T.(R)(M)


Linda has been a radiologic technologist for over forty years. She is presently employed in Albany by Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, North Campus as Manager of Radiology. She attended Lawrence and Memorial Hospitals School of Radiologic Technology in New London, Connecticut and then went on to earn a Masters Degree in Adult Education at Valdosta State University. She has been a radiographer, radiography educator, mammographer and administrator at one level or another. The GSRT has been a part of her life since 1977 with a few years separation here and there. She has held every office except President and President-Elect and served on many GSRT committees. Linda is married to David and has 2 children, one grand-daughter, a boxer and a cat. She is an active member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority and St. Teresa Catholic Church. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grand-daughter, Ellison.


Terri DeLong, M.S. R.T.(R)(CT)(MR)


Terri works at Central Georgia Technical College as the clinical coordinator in the radiology technology program.  She is also employed PRN at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon, Georgia and works in the CT and MRI departments.

Terri is serving as GSRT secretary for her second year.  In 2016, Terri was selected by the GSRT to be a part of the ASRT Student Leadership Development Program.  Additionally, in 2019, she attended the ASRT Leadership Academy.  Previously, Terri held the position of the GSRT Fundraising Chairman (2 years) and sat on the ASRT SDLP Alumni Committee (2 years). 

Terri proudly served our country in the USAF and attained the rank of Captain.   

Terri has been married to Shannon for 29 years.  She enjoys gardening, the beach, music, and travel. 



Lisa Stephens, M.B.A.,RT(R)(CT)(MR)

Member at Large

 A native of Dawson, GA, Lisa Stephens is the Dean of Academic Affairs for the Business/Healthcare Technology   Division at Albany Technical College.  She earned her Associate degree in Radiologic Technology from Central   Georgia  Tech where she also completed a certificate in Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and has an Associate degree in Advanced Medical Imaging.  She continued on to Emory School of Medicine to earn her Bachelor of Medical Science degree in Medical Imaging with an emphasis in Education; she also completed her Masters of Business Administration at Mercer University.

 Her involvement in the profession has included membership in the GSRT, now serving two terms as Member-at-Large,  2018-2020 Student Affairs Committee Chair and the American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) 2013   Student Leadership Development Program participant.   She is also the 2019-2020 Chair for the Georgia Educator's   Association of Radiation and Medical Imaging (GEARMI).

 Lisa previously has served as an MRI Technologist for Radiology Associates of Macon; CT Technologist for the   Medical Center/Navicent Health of Central Georgia; MRI Technologist for Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon, and a   Radiologic Technologist for Medical Center/Navicent Health of Central Georgia.  She is credentialed by the American   Registry Radiologic Technologists in Radiography, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.


Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc.

PO Box 767369
Roswell, Ga 30076-7369


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