Meredith Gurley Johnson

Executive Director
Alumni Association »

Atlanta Alumni Center
Live Oak Square
3475 Lenox Rd. NE
Suite 870
Atlanta, GA 30326
phone: 404-814-8820

Meredith Gurley Johnson has worked in higher education advancement for 11 years. Prior to joining the Office of Alumni Relations, she worked in the central development office and also served as the alumni relations coordinator for UGA's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.


In 2001, Meredith moved to Atlanta to work for the UGA Alumni Association as its first Atlanta program coordinator based out of a new facility in Buckhead. Over the years, Meredith has put various signature programs into place, from alumni gatherings to Bulldog 100 to the UGA Days Tour. In late 2014, she was named executive director of alumni relations, overseeing all UGA Alumni Association engagement activities, including student programs, young alumni outreach, regional programs, communications, and collaborative projects around campus.


Most importantly, she is a proud 2000 graduate of UGA's College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and is currently on her way to becoming a double Dawg as she pursues a master's degree in education. As a student, Meredith was an active member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, serving as membership vice president.


Meredith lives in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs with her husband, two children, and golden retriever.