Meagan Eliot currently works as a public policy analyst in state government, and was formerly a Municipal Policy Analyst with the Association of Washington Cities. In the past, she has served as a domestic violence victim advocate, an economic justice trainer for the Washington State Coalition against Domestic Violence, a Board member for the Seattle chapter of NOW and for Olympia's Safeplace and many other social justice roles. She has brought her lifetime of advocacy for disenfranchised community members to her work at AWC, focusing on fiscal policy and civic engagement issues and as the coordinator of AWC's racial justice campaign. Ms. Eliot received both her BA and MPA from Evergreen and was awarded the John Walker, TESC Endowment and Judge Fuller Graduate Fellowships. Ms. Eliot has been a long-time supporter of the kind of education one can expect from the Evergreen State College. Through her connections to 281 city governments and other civic leaders, she looks forward to giving back to the college at least some of what it has done for her.