Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Meg Storer brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of government affairs, public relations, communications, and marketing. Meg joined 211 San Diego 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 211 throughout the community, both locally, statewide and nationally.
Meg serves as the agency’s keystone by providing guidance to 211’s Executive Team and Senior Staff. Overseeing the External Affairs team that includes government affairs, public relations, and philanthropy, Meg is pivotal in raising awareness of 211 and its programs among key community leaders to generate support and partnerships that forward its mission. Her ability to navigate the political landscape has led 211 to gain strong relationships with multiple municipalities and political entities building support for 211’s services including 211’s veteran and military work and disaster response function, working closely with first responders to streamline services for San Diegans in times of disaster.
Prior to 211, Meg simultaneously served as both the State Government Affairs Coordinator and Communications Coordinator for American Forest & Paper Association in Washington, D.C., gaining public affairs experience in federal and state functions. She has extensive experience serving in a leadership role at a state and national level including 211 California Board of Directors to support critical legislation for statewide coverage of 211, has served as the Vice-Chair of the California Alliance of Information and Referral Systems, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems. Today she serves on the board of Vets’ Community Connections, Zero8Hundred, San Diego Veterans Coalition, Champions for Health, and the Economic Development Corporation Foundation.
Meg received recognition from the San Diego Business Journal’s as Business Woman of the Year in 2020, the San Diego Metro Magazine’s “40 Under 40” for 2016, 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, a 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. She resides in North County San Diego with her two sons.