Meghan Latcovich is the strategic advisor and the director of the Sedona Forum at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. Prior to this position, Latcovich was director of communications and programming at the Institute for two years. Before joining the Institute team, she was chief of staff for Cindy McCain. She travelled extensively throughout the world managing Mrs. McCain’s humanitarian missions. Latcovich accompanied Mrs. McCain during the 2008 Presidential campaign as her senior advisor. Prior to joining the campaign, Latcovich was a Naval Helicopter Pilot. She worked in the Navy’s Office of Legislative Affairs in the Senate, as well as flying armed combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Latcovich is a 1999 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where she majored in economics and was captain of the women’s track team. Latcovich resides in Washington with her husband, Simon, and their two children.