Lauren G. Meehan
Born and raised in West Orange, NJ, Lauren Meehan pursued music, playing violin at the age of 8. While perfecting her musical craft in her teens, she performed at Lincoln Center, the Capitol, and the United Nations. She received an AB in Art and Archaeology from Princeton University in 2008. Continuing her studies at Rutgers University, Lauren received her MA in Criminal Justice with a focus on art crimes in 2011. In her graduate years, Lauren served as a Graduate Research Assistant as well as a substitute teacher in West Orange Public Schools. Lauren was most recently Program Associate at Victoria Foundation. At the Victoria Foundation, Lauren supported the foundation’s work in arts education and summer learning. As Program Associate, Lauren served on the Newark Museum Education Committee. Lauren is a member of the Leadership Newark class of 2014. Currently, she serves on the board of the Newark Preservation & Landmarks Committee. Lauren continues to serve the West Orange community as a supporter of the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for life.