Megan Ouellette has led Alaska Airline’s local, state and federal government affairs activities from the company’s Seattle headquarters since 2007, having started in the Washington DC office in 2005 as Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining Alaska Airlines, Ouellette was responsible for air transportation and homeland security issues for the congressional staff of former U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt. An attorney, she previously worked in the law offices of Winterbauer & Diamond PLLC, Seattle. A member of the Washington State Bar Association, Ouellette earned a Juris Doctor degree (cum laude) from Seattle University School of Law. She also studied international and comparative law at Trinity College, Dublin, and received a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) in political science from the University of Washington.