Megan Sanders joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the 2020 Fellowship class. As a 2nd Year Fellow, Megan serves as a Program Director for American Council of Young Political Leaders, Communications, Forum for Civic Advancement, and Regional Partnerships. In addition, Megan supports the Southwest region.
Megan grew up in Littleton, Colorado before attending the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in international political economy and a bachelor’s degree in politics and government with a focus on international relations. Throughout college, she served in various leadership roles and committees in the Panhellenic community and student government. During the summers she interned with the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and Bogotá, Colombia.
Before joining the Foundation, Megan worked as a speechwriting intern for Governor Jared Polis, a field organizer for a school board campaign and the legislative aide to State Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet. In her free time, Megan enjoys cooking, reading, swimming, hiking and travelling.