Meghan evaluates preparedness programs and policy, and develops comprehensive solutions such as strategic policy initiatives; strategic, operational, and tactical plans; training; and exercises. Currently, Meghan serves as a senior advisor to clients across the country on pandemic preparedness and COVID-19 response.
Previously, Meghan served as a paramedic and emergency medical services (EMS) chief for a metropolitan fire-based EMS system and as a consultant and federal employee in federal public health emergency preparedness and response. In this role, she developed and supported numerous public health preparedness and emergency management programs. Meghan also served as a senior analyst for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, where she was an operations chief for major federal disaster operations and national special security events, including the 2005 presidential inauguration and Hurricane Katrina. She also held numerous senior leadership positions for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including serving as the State Director of Public Health Preparedness, Special Assistant to the Governor for Emergency Preparedness, and State H1N1 Pandemic Coordinator.
Meghan is an adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Department of Emergency Health Services, where she teaches graduate courses in emergency management.