Since starting at NCUIH in 2019, Meredith has successfully advocated for key policies improving health outcomes for Native communities and has been integral to amplifying NCUIH’s work. Working as the Director of Congressional Relations in the Policy Department, Meredith helped secure over $500 million in COVID-19 relief for urban Indian health and tripled the inclusion of urban Indians in legislation. She is a political and communications strategist with over a decade of experience in government, political campaigns, and nonprofits. She served as an Obama appointee at the National Endowment for the Arts and as a staffer for Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) for seven years on Capitol Hill. She worked in press operations for political campaigns in 2012, 2016, and 2018. She specializes in using digital and online communications as tools for advocacy, cause campaigns, and fundraising. Her press experience includes placements in the Washington Post, New York Times, New Yorker, The Hill, and Good Morning America. Her volunteer work in animal welfare organizations has been highlighted nationally and she is a proud owner of two rescue dogs. Meredith has a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the George Washington University and is from Minnesota.