Meg Caulk is the associate director for External Affairs. She provides leadership for Special Events, Visitor Services, and Communications. She offers strategic guidance to the Office of Advancement, managing the Museum’s Board. Her operations management includes both the Museum in Washington, DC, and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Caulk was with event planning firms Barbara Boggs Associates Inc. and WashingtonInc. She began her career in public relations at Kroloff, Marshall and Associates. A background in public relations and destination management has given her a unique and comprehensive perspective on the hospitality industry. Caulk serves on the board of DestinationDC and was the chair of the Partnerships & Alliances Committee. She has served as president of the Special Events Sites Marketing Alliance Board.