Greer McVay

Policy & Communications Director

Greer McVay, as the Policy & Communications Director, leads the internal and external communications as well as policy strategy that supports a future where homelessness in Sacramento is rare and brief when, and if, it occurs. Prior to joining SSF, she served for 12 years as the lead communications architect for the Oakland Housing Authority, the largest provider of affordable housing in the City of Oakland. In that role, Greer developed the strategic communications plan, managed media relations, redesigned the agency’s website, and directed all facets of the communications program for both internal and external program marketing and implementation. Previous to her work in the public sector, Greer worked in the non-profit and private sectors including Kaiser Permanente, the California Bar Foundation and ChevronTexaco, among others. Greer is an author, blogger, podcaster, and frequent public speaker–with interests in lifestyle, politics, and issues related to healthy work/life balance. Greer earned a Master’s Degree at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree at San Francisco State University in Speech Communications.