Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship

Mary Alston began work with UGA in 2006 as a student assistant to the Dean of the Franklin Residential College. In 2010, after completing her undergraduate degree the year prior,  she was hired by Franklin College as a Development Associate to support the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She became the Director or Donor Relations and Stewardship in 2014 where her responsibilities include stewarding donors of all giving levels and overseeing the acknowledgement process of the college’s student scholarship recipients. She also facilitates donor fund agreements and Franklin College naming opportunities.
Mary Alston holds a BFA in Interior Design from The University of Georgia.
On a personal level, Mary Alston enjoys arts of any kind, including illustration, painting, and crafting.