Meg Gehlen Nodzon
Senior Program Officer
Meg Gehlen Nodzon is a senior program officer for GHR Foundation’s Education program, focused on closing the achievement gap by strengthening urban Catholic schools and funding high-quality, values-based higher education. She also oversees the foundation’s Solutions program, providing capacity-building grants across GHR’s grantees.
At GHR, Meg’s major accomplishments include implementing the first three Catholic STEM schools in the Twin Cities, creating a private school management network and bringing a program from Boston College to the Twin Cities that addresses out of school needs of students. She has also presented her research and GHR’s grantmaking approach at various conferences.
Meg currently chairs the governance committee serves of Cookie Cart, is vice-president on the University of St. Thomas Alumni Board of Directors and is the immediate-past chair of the University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors. She also chairs a task force on national the Catholic Schools affinity group with FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities).
Prior to joining GHR in 2013, she served as Director of Development at MacPhail Center for Music and held various positions at The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Meg earned a master’s degree from Hamline University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of St. Thomas.