Meagan (Patterson) Beattie

Volunteer Manager at Gateway Arch Park Foundation

As Volunteer Manager, Meagan took the lead in building Gateway Arch Park Foundation’s co-managed volunteer program with the National Park Service. Today, she manages over 200 volunteers who donate approximately 5,000 hours annually.

Meagan is a leader in the field of volunteer management locally and nationally. She serves as the President of the Metropolitan Volunteer Manager Association with the mission to promote and enhance the field of volunteer management for its members in St. Louis. She also leads a Parks & Recreation Community of Practice and serves on the Programs and Advocacy Committee for the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement.

Meagan holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern Indiana and an M.A. in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Hunter, and two pets, Paisley(dog) and Sundae (cat). She also loves to cook, go to concerts and travel.


Protecting Your Vision Through Park Design, Construction, and Programming

Tuesday, June 25
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM