Speaker

Meredith Ward

Director, Policy & Research

NASCIO

Biography

Meredith Ward is the Director of Policy & Research for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and has served at the association since 2013. Meredith has 20 years of experience in state, local, federal and international professional associations. Prior to her current position, Meredith worked in government and media affairs in Washington, DC, and acquired over 10 years of experience building relationships with Members of Congress, their staff and members of the media. Meredith has worked extensively on issues related to cybersecurity, IT acquisition, criminal justice, workforce and state technology. Meredith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with an emphasis on Government, from Centre College.