American Indian Services welcomes long-time American Indian/Alaska Native education champion Meredith Lam to the team as the new Project & Program Manager.
Meet Meredith Lam
Meredith Lam grew up in Page and Prescott, Arizona. She is a proud member of the Diné (Navajo) tribe and mother of three. She and her family have happily resided in Provo, Utah for over a decade.
Serving fourteen years within the educational realm of Utah, Meredith comes to AIS with a wealth of experience and the passion to match. She has a Bachelors degree from BYU in English and two minors in History and American Indian Studies. Meredith currently serves as the Director of American Indian/Alaska Native Education for Provo City School District. As the American Indian Education Director, she is in charge of overseeing the education and cultural preservation of over 200 American Indian/Alaska Native students in the Provo area (grades Kindergarten through 12th).
“Working with AIS will allow me to continue to serve and highlight the voices of the Native American community. I have been fortunate enough to witness the power of education throughout my life. I am passionate about helping Native students achieve their dreams. ” - Meredith Lam
Joining AIS as the Project & Program Manager she has the task of managing federal grants and overseeing the development of the new AIS Trade School Scholarship Program. Her work will be essential in creating a successful expansion of AIS student services. "We are so fortunate to have Meredith join our team. It has only been a few months and she is already opening doors and taking AIS to new heights. Keep a close watch, amazing things are coming," said Amber Irwin, AIS Marketing Director.