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Master of Public Administration Faculty at Reinhardt University

Dr. Karen Owen > 
Director, MPA Program
Ph.D., M.P.A., B.A.,
The University of Georgia
Professional experience in the field:
Policy Analyst, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - 2005-2007;
Legislative Analyst, U.S. House of Representatives - 2004-2005;
Legislative Assistant, Georgia General Assembly - 2001


Ms. Marie Garrett >
Adjunct Faculty

M.S., Georgia State University
B.S., University of Georgia

Professional experience in the field:
City Manager, City of Brookhaven, Georgia - 2012 to present
Interim City Manager/ Consultant - City of Johns Creek  - 2006- 2008
Special Advisor to Mayor/ Consultant - City of Canton 1996-2008
City Consultant - City of Milton - 2007
City Administrator - City of Alpharetta 1982- 1993


Mr. Gary George >
Adjunct Faculty

M.P.A., Park University
B.S., Criminal Justice Administration, Park University
FBI National Academy (L.E.E.D.S)

Professional experience in the field:
Director of Public Safety, City of Alpharetta, Ga. - 2006- present
Chief of Police, City of Alpharetta, Ga. - 2001-2006
Chief of Police, Independence, Mo. - 1997-2001


Dr. Marcy Hehnly >
Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Capella University
M.S.H.R.M, Troy State University
B.S., Troy State University

Professional experience in the field:
Director of Service Learning, Chattahoochee Technical College - 2011-present
Criminal Justice Instructor, Chattahoochee Technical College - 2008-present 
Cobb County Police Department - 1998-2008
U.S. Army Military Police Officer - 1993-1998


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For information, please contact:

For program specifics
Dr. Karen Owen
MPA Program Director

North Fulton Center
4100 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30005-4442

For admissions information
Hilary Martin
Graduate Admissions Coordinator 

FAX:  770-720-5739