Meredith Courville, MPS
Meredith Courville is the communications adviser at the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. She is responsible for strategic communications and outreach for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health care through nursing and build healthier communities for everyone in America. Her responsibilities include strategic communications planning, managing and implementing communications campaigns, speechwriting, and leading content development and creation, which help the Campaign reach a wide range of influential audiences. She also leads the Campaign‘s social media strategy and implementation and contributes to the Campaign’s online presence.
Before joining AARP, Meredith spent six years at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), where she held several communications and editorial roles. At NAEYC, she developed and implemented marketing and communications campaigns, managed the organization’s social media presence and strategy, and handled media relations. She also wrote for the organization’s award-winning publications. Her previous experience includes teaching at an independent school and serving as an AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps volunteer, where she provided disaster relief and recovery services in the Gulf Coast following hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She holds a master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.