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Michael P. Meehan

(Former) Board Member

Micheal Meehan was confirmed to the board in July 2010 and served until December 30, 2014. During his time on the board, Meehan served on numerous BBG committees, including the Advisory Committee.

After 23 years of work in the U.S. Congress, congressional and presidential campaigns, Meehan for the past six years has built successful communications strategy and public relations firm, VennSquared Communications. As president and CEO, Meehan’s firm provides strategic communications for dozens of Fortune 500 companies, foundations, trade associations and political and issue campaigns.

On Capitol Hill, Meehan has served in senior roles for U.S. Senators John Kerry, Barbara Boxer, Maria Cantwell and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, and Congressman Vic Fazio and John Olver.

Meehan served as a member of the Advisory Committee and served on the Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting, which on August 1, 2014, issued its report, To Be Where the Audience Is; The Future of Shortwave.