State Voices

Paul Meade

Senior Data and Technology Training Manager

Paul Meade is the Senior Data and Technology Training Manager for State Voices, where he oversees training for both our staff and our network partners. He has nearly 30 years of experience in data management and has worked in diverse fields including corporate, non-profit, education, and politics.

Prior to his new role, Paul was the North Carolina Data and Targeting Manager for nearly 11 years, where he provided data support to Blueprint NC and their many partners. During his tenure, he led and supported data management functions for the table including targeting, VAN administration, analysis, experimentation, technical support, presentations, and training. Paul is an excellent trainer who has taught hundreds of people in live classes, webinars, and week-long trainings and boot camps for new data managers. His expertise makes him a go-to resource for newer data staff.

Paul has a degree in public administration from George Mason University. He lives in the Raleigh/Durham “Research Triangle” area with his wife, son, and daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his kids’ sports teams, attending concerts, traveling, and following the New York Yankees and Carolina Panthers.

Announcing New Members to the State Voices Board

We’re excited to announce that four incredible advocates, change makers, and social justice champions have been unanimously voted to join the State Voices Board.

Sommer Foster Joins Michigan Voices to Build BIPOC Political Power

Sommer Foster has been a racial justice and pro-Black champion in Michigan for some time. We’re excited to announce that Sommer will join Tameka Ramsey as the new Co-Executive Director of Michigan Voices.

COVID-19 Updates for Our Collective Health and Safety

We’re grateful to everyone demanding paid leave for all, BIPOC leaders organizing mutual aid projects, and people advocating for incarcerated people.

State Voices is following the lead of these incredible organizers, and we’re also updating much of our programs for our collective health and safety.