Meet Megan, the Australian Storm! Megan is the Director of Strategic Communications & Tourism and has been with the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company since February 2019.
Megan comes to the VCDC office with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in journalism, of which she gained while residing in Singapore. She has a copious amount of traveling and worldly experience under her belt, having lived in various Australia cities, Denmark, England, Singapore, North Dakota, and South Dakota, and having visited 42 countries around the world.
She mostly recently served as the Fundraising Manager for Cancer Council SA, and was responsible for bringing in $5 million each year to go towards the fight against cancer. As a Public Relations Manager in Singapore, she worked on a variety of international sporting events, such as the Formula One Grand Prix, the Singapore Rugby Sevens, bid selection for the International Olympic Committee, and Singapore Open Golf tournaments to name a few. Megan currently sits on the Southeast South Dakota Tourism Board of Directors.
She has three children: Cooper (9), and twins Finn and Zara (6). Megan is married to Brad Davidson, the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at the University of South Dakota, and they have been married for eleven years.
Her mission? Besides promoting the wonderful attributes of the Vermillion community, is to have everyone in the VCDC office speaking the “Queen’s English.”
You can reach Megan at email@example.com.