Lena Smith

Lena Smith

Lena Smith

Executive Assistant to the Director; Director's Office



Lena Smith serves as the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. She is responsible for supporting the Director in day-to-day operations, ensuring logistical management of the Director’s Office, overseeing the front desk, and providing administrative support to the Office of Finance and Administration.

Prior to joining the Institute of Government in 2020, Lena worked at UGA’s Internal Auditing Division.

Lena received her Bachelors of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Georgia.


B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia