Meredith Beers joined Tulane University in January 2018 as Tulane’s Business Continuity Manager. As the Business Continuity Manager, Beers helps plan and coordinate the University’s continuity of operations in the event of an emergency.
Prior to working at Tulane, Beers worked at SBP, Inc. as a Senior Disaster Specialist and consulted with Audubon Zoo on emergency preparedness. She has also served as a Women’s Research & Education Institute Congressional Fellow in the office of the late U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg as well as interned at the Smithsonian National Zoo where she focused on emergency preparedness.
Beers earned her PhD in public health with a concentration in disaster management, a MPH in public health with a concentration in disaster management, and a B.A. in English from Tulane University. In her spare time, Beers serves on the boards of NetWork Volunteers and the Newcomb Alumnae Association; she is also an active member of the Junior League of New Orleans.