Kari Butler

Associate Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship

B.S., College of Coastal Georgia
M.P.A., University of Georgia

Biographical Information: 

Kari M. Butler became the University of Georgia School of Law's associate director of annual giving and stewardship in 2020. In this role, she cultivates relationships with graduates and friends as well as seeks private support, both of which will ensure a strong future for the law school. She has been a member of the law school's advancement team since 2016, most recently serving as its director of stewardship. 

She previously served as an administrative intern in the College of Coastal Georgia’s Office of Institutional Advancement.

While earning her undergraduate degree at Coastal Georgia, Butler was president of the Student Government Association. In this role, she advocated on behalf of the student body through her participation on various college committees, provided oversight for meetings of student representatives and planned campus programs for the student body. She also worked in the Office of Career Services, where she assisted in the execution of career-related events and with the registration process for students.

Butler earned her bachelor’s degree in public affairs from the College of Coastal Georgia, where she received the Vice President of Student Affairs’ Excellence in Leadership Award in 2015. She earned her Master of Public Administration at UGA.