Program Officer, Policy and Advocacy

Megan Burke, LCSW

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Megan R. Burke serves as a Program Officer for Policy and Advocacy at The SCAN Foundation. In this role, she executes the Foundation’s public policy strategies and grantmaking to advance state and federal solutions that improve the lives of older adults, people with complex care needs, and their family caregivers. Megan has extensive experience in policy analysis, communications, and coalition building, as well as direct service in aging, family caregiving, health, and long-term services and supports. Previously, Megan served as the Senior Analyst for The SCAN Foundation, prior to which she was a Policy Analyst for Paraquad (a Center for Independent Living in Missouri), and for the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council.

Megan holds a master’s degree in Social Work with a focus in Gerontology and Social and Economic Development from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Valparaiso University. Megan enjoys playing the flute, hiking, film noir movies, and spending time with her extended family.