Lee Posey
Vice President, State Strategy and Policy


Lee Posey is vice president for state strategy and policy. She joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2017 as director of legislative services. Prior to joining SREB, she worked for the National Conference of State Legislatures for 17 years. Her experience at NCSL included serving as federal affairs counsel with the NCSL standing committee on education. In that role, Lee represented state legislatures before the U.S. Congress and the president’s administration and conducted NCSL lobbying on federal education legislation. At NCSL, she also assisted with information requests on all aspects of education, from preschool to higher education, and staffed NCSL’s Study Group on International Comparisons in Education.

Before her time at NCSL, Lee worked for the Georgia Senate Research Office, staffing the Senate education and higher education committees and interim study committees on education issues, and for the Georgia Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget in the Educational Development Division. 

Lee holds a master’s degree in political science from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson College.