Graig Meyer represents House District 50 in the North Carolina General Assembly. Graig’s district includes large portions of rural Orange and Durham Counties as well as a small portion of Chapel Hill.
Graig spends most of his time thinking about how to change the world. In his professional career, Graig is the Director of Student Equity and Volunteer Services for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Since 1998, Graig has also been the coordinator of the award winning Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate program. In its efforts to improve the achievement of students of color, BRMA provides them with mentoring, advocacy, tutoring, leadership development, and scholarship support. Under Graig’s leadership, BRMA had tremendous success with 97.5% of its students graduating from high school and 100% of those graduates going on to post-secondary education. Graig has been recognized at local, state, and national levels for his leadership in addressing racial achievement disparities through his work with BRMA.
Graig is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of Wooster, and was trained as a social worker at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. Graig was also a 2003-2005 William C. Friday Fellow for Human Relations through the Wildacres Leadership Initiative. Graig’s civic involvement includes work with the North Carolina and Orange County Democratic Parties, his children’s schools and numerous non-profit organizations.
Graig is the father of Ashley, Mason, and William and the husband of Jennifer Meyer. Graig and his family live in southwestern Orange County. His daughter Ashley attends UNC-Charlotte. His sons Mason and William attend Southwest Elementary in Durham County, where Jennifer is a teacher.