Katy Meaker Menges Named NCPA Vice President Public Affairs


Dallas -- Katy Meaker Menges has been promoted to Vice President Public Affairs for the National Center for Policy Analysis. She now heads up a department that is responsible for all of the center's media, external affairs and events planning.

When an unexpected opening came up for director of Special Events, it was a natural transition to place those activities under Katy's oversight, NCPA Executive Vice President Jeanette Goodman said. That's been her expertise for years.

Mrs. Menges joined the NCPA in April of this year as Director of Public Affairs. She brought with her 17 years of public relations experience in Dallas and Washington, D.C., working with organizations like Dallas Can! Academy, The Resource, Inc., The Coalition for a Safer Dallas, KMC Communications and UF&I/Surety Management. Through those jobs, Mrs. Menges has gained experience in:

  • Events planning
  • Media relations
  • Campaign Development
  • Speech writing
  • Fundraising
  • Crisis management

At KMC communications, Mrs. Menges developed campaigns for candidates in judicial and Senatorial races. She also served as one of the National Youth Spokeswomen for President Ronald Reagan.

Mrs. Menges is active in a number of civic and charitable organizations including member of the Executive Committee of the Greater Dallas Crime Commission, Junior League of Dallas, Friends of Fair Park board member, Rotary International, Press Club of Dallas board of directors, Dallas Theater Center Benefactors, Dallas Museum of Art Builders Committee, Leadership Dallas Alumni Association, the Dallas Friday Group and is a Certified Juvenile Mediator.