As Vice President of Community and Government Relations for 2-1-1 San Diego, Meg Storer brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of government affairs, public relations, communications and marketing. Meg joined 2-1-1 in 2003 and is responsible for helping the agency build upon its social entrepreneurship vision, create a positive public reputation and ensure proper positioning and messaging for 2-1-1 throughout the community, both locally and statewide.
Meg serves as the agency’s keystone by providing guidance to 2-1-1’s Executive Team and Senior Staff. Meg is pivotal in raising awareness of 2-1-1 and its programs among key community leaders to generate support and partnerships that forward its mission. Her ability to navigate the political landscape has helped 2-1-1 gain strong relationships with multiple municipalities and political entities building support for 2-1-1’s services including 2-1-1’s disaster response function, working closely first responders to streamline services for San Diegans in times of disaster.
In addition, Meg has been instrumental in bringing together the veteran service community in San Diego. She is a founding member and Secretary of the Board for the San Diego Veterans Coalition, served as the inaugural Secretary of the Governing Council Member of Military Transition Support Project (MTSP), and serves as the planning chair of Operation Engage America for San Diego. Most recently she worked with national and local leaders build Vets Community Connections (VCC) – a community initiative designed to bring the greater community to our region’s veterans in an effort to support individuals with reintegration services.
Prior to 2-1-1, Meg simultaneously served as both the State Government Affairs Coordinator and Communications Coordinator for American Forest & Paper Association, gaining public affairs experience federal and state functions. She works closely with the 2-1-1 California Board of Directors to support critical legislation for state wide coverage of 2-1-1, has served as the Vice-Chair of the California Alliance of Information and Referral Systems and is a board member of the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems.
Meg received the San Diego Metro Magazine’s “40 Under 40” for 2016, was a nominee for the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” in 2015 and has been recognized as the Anne Arundel County’s Annapolis High School Wall of Fame awardee, a recognition designed to inspire young leaders to strive for excellence as they head into the future. She has a Masters of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, and a minor in Ethnic Studies from Shippensburg University. She is a graduate of the North County Leadership Class and an alumnae of Fieldstone Emerging Leaders Class.