Mrs. Futrell has accumulated over 20 years of business and student services experience from employment in state government, private sector and academia. Her experience prior to employment with Georgia State University includes office management and supervision. Belinda has held several positions at Georgia State. In 1995 she joined the Department of African-American Studies. Currently, her responsibilities include budget management and maintaining the business affairs and human resource needs of the department. She also advises students of their academic coursework and coordinates departmental programs and events. Belinda is committed to providing excellent service to the GSU students/community and maintaining top business practices for the advancement of the Department of African-American Studies.