External Affairs Division

Our External Affairs Division plays the critical role of developing and managing strategic relationships with Meridian's key constituents around the world including our donors, public and private sector partners, and members of the media. Comprised of the Forums, Communications, Events, and Development Units, the External Affairs Division holds primary responsibility for program development and management; strategic communications and public relations; fundraising; and event planning and management.


Jessica BlinnEvents and Meetings Specialist
Maria CanellisDirector of Events
Megan DevlinProgram Coordinator, Forums
Olivia DorieuxDirector of Donor Relations
Emma FinkelsteinChief of Staff to the Executive Offices
Frank JusticeVice President, Convening
Aleksandr MisuninCreative Director
Lee SatterfieldExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Amy SelcoVice President, Development
Puru P. TrivediAssociate Director for Corporate Relations