Charlotte Meyer is the Director of Gift Planning at Ocean Conservancy, a national environmental nonprofit in Washington, DC that strives to be the world's foremost advocate for the ocean. Her 30 years of service in the nonprofit sector includes 11 years of experience in charitable gift planning and 19 years in major gifts and general development with a particular emphasis on donor relations and stewardship. Most of her years of service have been with Ocean Conservancy. She also served as Director of Development for the Institute for Justice and as a Major Gift Officer for the Central Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross. Mrs. Meyer earned her B.A. in Political Science from American University. She is a member of the National Capital Gift Planning Council and the Partnership of Philanthropic Planning.