Melanie Kearns

Melanie Kearns

Melanie Kearns

Senior Event Coordinator; Governmental Training, Education, and Development



As a member of the Conference Services Unit, Melanie is responsible for planning and coordinating state and local government training events. Prior to joining the Institute of Government, Melanie held a variety of leadership and management positions with IBM, primarily in the field of project and program management. She has extensive experience managing large, complex projects and programs, including IBM global education, leadership and skill development events, and diverse technology-based projects for both internal and commercial deployment.


BBA, University of Georgia

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Areas of Expertise: Project and program management; event management; personnel management; client relationship management


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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