Andrea Meyer, JD, was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Foundation for California Community Colleges in 2016. Meyer oversees the legal and contracts team, manages outside legal counsel relationships, and provides effective guidance on general risk management, compliance, and legal liability. Her “get to yes” philosophy has expedited the Foundation’s ability to accelerate innovation at scale.
Meyer previously served as the Foundation’s Staff Attorney and Contracts Manager. In both roles, her problem-solving skills and legal expertise helped both the Foundation and the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to expedite the handling of complex issues. Meyer serves as a business development partner in all facets of the organization through skillful risk analysis, contract development and negotiation, and compliance.
- Co-authored “Upgrading Your Traditional, Paper-centric Records Program to Be More Modern, Compliant, and Useful,” published in the Association of Corporate Counsel - Docket Magazine
- Serves as a business development partner in all facets of the organization through skillful risk analysis, contract development and negotiation, and compliance.
- Expertly guides the Foundation’s CEO and Board Chair, directly resulting in increased board member engagement
Meyer earned her bachelor of arts in psychology and Latin from the University of California, Davis and graduated from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, specializing in taxation. She was admitted to the California bar in 2010. Meyer speaks nationally at legal conferences and serves as a mentor to law students in the McGeorge Mentor Program.