Meredith Courville is the communications advisor for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) at the AARP Public Policy Institute. In this role, she is responsible for strategic communications and outreach for CCNA and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. Her responsibilities include speechwriting, media relations, and leading content development and creation, which help the Campaign reach a wide range of influential audiences. She also contributes to the Campaign’s online presence.
Before joining AARP, she spent nearly 6 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.
- 2006 Recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award: Gold Level