Andrea Meyer

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Andrea Meyer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Areas of expertise:

  • Management of legal affairs and resources for nonprofit organizations
  • Contracts negotiation and development
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures, and practices used in the conduct of litigation
  • Ability to interpret applicable federal and state laws, policies, and procedures

As the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at the Foundation, Andrea Meyer oversees the contracts and legal team, facilitates contract management and legal review, manages outside legal counsel relationships, works collaboratively with the Chancellor’s Office legal affairs department to address mutual issues, and provides effective guidance on organizational strategies, programs, services, and their implementation as it relates to general risk management, compliance, and legal liability. 

In her role as Corporate Secretary, Andrea is responsible for corporate compliance, and providing guidance and advice to the CEO and the Board Chair regarding Brown Act interpretation and application. 

Andrea enjoys problem solving and guiding colleagues through legal issues related to their work in furtherance of the Foundation’s mission, and being a trusted partner in the business development process, whether it be providing risk analysis during program development, contract development and negotiation, or ensuring compliance requirements are met. 

Andrea earned her BA from UC Davis in 2007, and graduated from McGeorge School of Law in 2010 with a certification in Taxation. She was admitted to the California bar in 2010.


  • Implemented a paperless contracts management system and electronic signature process for Foundation contracts, increasing organization-wide efficiency related to contract execution and retention.
  • Developed content for Board of Directors recruitment and orientation materials.
  • Provided training to managers on employee vs. independent contractor classification issues.
  • Presented at the Association for Corporate Counsel 2018 Annual Meeting as part of a panel focused on implementation of records retention schedules and information governance.

Management Team

Keetha Mills
President and Chief Executive Officer

Julian Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quintana
Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Conner
Chief Advancement Officer

Bill McElyea
Vice President of Human Resources and Operations

Bryan Miller
Vice President of Communications and Technology

Andrea Meyer
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Board of Directors

Manuel Baca
Chair of the Board

Kathy Williams
Vice Chair of the Board

George Acero

Arnoldo Avalos

Ferial Govashiri

Frank Gornick

Geneve Villacres

Jennifer Perry

Lance Izumi

Patrick Mulvaney

Yasmin Davidds

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