Marilyn J. Somers
As director of the Alumni Association's
Living History program, Marilyn Somers
preserves the stories of Georgia Tech's
graduates, faculty and friends for future generations.The videos she
produces also provide documents of the Institute's history. Marilyn joined the Alumni Association as director of public relations in 1989.She
launched the Oral History Project in 1994. She was the executive director of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta from 1984 to 1989.
created the Atlanta Dogwood Festival Poster Project and managed the organization's membership of more than 500 women.
Actively involved in many community organizations, Marilyn
has been associated with the Girl Scouts for more than 30 years and currently is editing a book for the Trefoil Guild
, a Girl Scouts alumni group.She is a past president and a member of the board of directors of the Current Historians at the Atlanta History Center and served as a tour guide for the Atlanta Preservation Center/Fox Theatre for more than a dozen years. Marilyn has a graduate degree in communication from Georgia State University.