Sydney Wilkins

Assistant Director, State Affairs
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Contact Information

Mailing Address
1599 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

As assistant director of state affairs, Sydney Wilkins coordinates the university and health care system’s advocacy efforts before the executive office, the Georgia General Assembly, and state agencies that regulate higher education and health care programs.

Wilkins has worked for more than five years in Georgia politics, including on a gubernatorial campaign as the deputy communications director and at the capitol as a legislative staffer for a Georgia state senator. Prior to joining Emory, she served as the deputy executive director of Georgians for Lawsuit Reform, an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

Wilkins holds a BA in political science from the School of Public and International Affairs and a BA in public relations from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.