Meredith Smith serves as the Virginia State Director for SiX. Meredith capitalizes on over a decade of work in the Virginia progressive community to build coalitions and drive legislative initiatives. Prior to SiX, she served as a legislative consultant for various members of the Virginia General Assembly, responsible for training, crafting legislative strategy and setting up the offices of new legislators and staff. Prior to her work in the General Assembly, she used her diverse skills as a volunteer coordinator, fundraiser, and researcher to help elect progressive democrats in Virginia, as well as working for Obama for America – VA ’08 and the House Democratic Caucus. Meredith is a native of Virginia and a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.