Director of Construction OUA
University of Georgia
Her responsibilities are varied and include general oversight of capital construction projects and major renovations on UGA’s campus. Melanie received a Bachelor of Science in Building Science at Auburn University, worked in the private sector as a general contractor for twenty years and then joined the UGA team in 2007. She earned a Master’s in Historic Preservation from UGA in 2016 while working full-time. She is currently still working full-time and also pursuing a Master’s in Landscape Architecture and anticipates graduating in spring 2024. Melanie is currently President of the Georgia chapter of COAA and President of the Athens Area Women in Construction.