Megan Treinen is the senior research communications analyst for the early childhood development research area. She serves as a liaison between project staff and data collectors in the field, and between IT, accounting, facilities, and research staff. She is responsible for assisting with proposals, travel, presentations, record keeping, database management, and other administrative tasks in support of research projects and staff at the Minnesota Child Trends office. Megan has over 12 years of experience providing administrative support and project management to nonprofits and small businesses. Prior to coming to Child Trends, she supported children and families as program manager for Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota. Megan is dedicated to the betterment of all children and families through education, equality, and equity.