Kristen Meeks joined NACUA as Assistant Director of Legal Resources in June 2015. As Assistant Director she assists in the enhancement of online legal resources, develops and implements NACUA online courses, and maintains the Higher Education Compliance Alliance, which is a centralized repository of resources to assist colleges and universities in their efforts to comply with federal laws and regulations. In addition, she assists in developing and implementing CLE programs and in collaborative programming efforts between NACUA and other higher education associations.
Prior to joining NACUA, Kristen worked in an administrative capacity at the George Washington University Law School and at American University Washington College of Law, where she focused on developing diversity and inclusion initiatives and professional development programs for law students. Kristen received her B.A. from Spelman College and her J.D. from the University of North Carolina. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Zoe Bush of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and practiced as an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.