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Founding president of Volcker Alliance to give 2020 Getzen Lecture March 4

Shelley Metzenbaum, founding president of the Volcker Alliance, will deliver the annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability on March 4 at 1:30 p.m.

Metzenbaum will discuss “Accountability: What Does It Mean, Constructively Managing It and Avoiding the Blame and Claim Game” in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Sponsored by UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs and the public administration and policy department, the lecture is open free to the public.

Metzenbaum has led federal efforts to improve government outcomes, productivity and accountability as associate director for performance and personnel management at the Office of Management and Budget and subsequently served as founding president of the Volcker Alliance.

The Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability is made possible by UGA alumni Katherine Getzen Willoughby and Dan Hall Willoughby Jr. in honor of her parents, Evangeline Sferes Getzen and Forrest William Getzen, lifelong advocates of public service and education.