Dillon McNamara

State Policy Intern

Dillon McNamara joined SHEEO as a state policy intern in May 2022, where he works on the state higher education finance (SHEF) project and the creation of several issue briefs on higher education affordability and finance. Prior to joining SHEEO, Dillon worked as a special assistant and policy analyst at the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, where he helped advance college access and affordability initiatives in the state. He most recently worked as a policy coordinator in the New Jersey Office of the Governor, focusing on education and health policy. Dillon graduated in 2018 from The College of New Jersey with a B.A. in political science. Currently, Dillon is pursuing a master’s degree in public affairs from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.