Brookhaven City Manager Marie L. Garrett is sharing her extensive knowledge of municipal government
to students at Reinhardt University.
This week, Garrett began teaching a graduate level introductory class in public administration.
leadership asked Garrett to assist with the launch of its master in
public administration program, which is in its first year.
brings more than 30 years of experience launching and running city
governments, including working as a top-level administrator in
Alpharetta, Canton, Johns Creek and now Brookhaven.
learned so much over the years and want to be able to give back,” she
said. “This is such an exciting field and it’s always changing,
especially with the number of new cities that have been
created in recent years.”
also has advised other metro area cities on planning, development,
public administration and budgeting. In addition, she has taught
government courses at Georgia State University, and served
on numerous boards and committees.
of Alpharetta, has a master’s in public and urban affairs from Georgia
State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.
This article was prepared by the city and edited for publication.