Meredith Hall-Chand is the Development Officer for Susan G. Komen San Diego. She served as the co-founder for a statewide coalition advocating to update California’s mandated reporter law for child abuse and neglect. Prior to assuming her current position, she spent over 10 years in the non-profit industry as a Program Director, Development Director, Senior Regional Director, and Associate Director for Just In Time for Foster Youth and Lutheran Social Services of Southern California. During this period, she led the development of new business practices, managed staff and volunteers, secured major gifts from donors, and provided social service support to citizens in need of housing, education, food, and senior services.
Born and raised in San Diego, Meredith received a BA in Political Science from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and a Master’s in Non-profit Management and Leadership from the University of San Diego (USD). She participated in LEAD San Diego’s EMBARK training program, completed a Non-Profit Management Certification from UCSD, and was one of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders Grant recipients where she received extensive leadership training. She has been recognized as an Outstanding Youth Award recipient and Outstanding Young Non-Profit Professional.
Meredith’s personal connection with Komen San Diego started in 2009, when she and a group of friends participated in the 3-Day.
Outside of work, you can find her spending time with her family, training her puppy Charlie, trying new restaurants, working out, traveling, and reading whatever she can get her hands on.