Laura Gafnea

Director of Community Relations

As Director of Community Relations, Laura Gafnea works to encourage partnerships between Oxford College and the broader community, including government, businesses, non-profit organizations, educational entities, and community leaders.

Prior to joining the Oxford College staff, Laura served as assistant director of foundation relations in the University of Georgia (UGA) Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. In prior roles she was a Georgia 4-H faculty member and an admissions counselor in the UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 

Laura is actively involved in the Covington Kiwanis Club and serves on the boards of Newton County Tomorrow, Leadership Newton County, and the Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce Tourism board. She is a 2019 graduate of the Leadership Newton County program. Laura and her husband Trey live in Oxford with their son, Robert.

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Education

MPA| University of Georgia| 2010

BS| University of Georgia| 2006