Teegan Lee is a policy assistant at the ACLU of Northern California. In this capacity she supports the technology and civil liberties and the reproductive justice and gender equity projects.
Prior to joining the ACLU, Teegan worked at the Drug Policy Alliance in the Office of Legal Affairs. At DPA she coordinated and tracked amici outreach for briefs filed in federal appeals courts and the U.S. Supreme Court, conducted research to inform litigation strategy, and coordinated logistics for conferences and events. Teegan also supported DPA’s California team with legislative advocacy, including bill tracking and managing correspondence with allies, legislators and opposition.
Teegan has also worked in the theatre and live events industry in creative, technical, and management roles. She designed the lighting for shows with many of Sydney’s leading theatre companies including Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare, and Griffin Theatre Company. She worked in venues across Australia and toured internationally as a head electrician and associate lighting designer and she was on staff at the Sydney Opera House as a lighting technician and with Belvoir as a technical manager.
Teegan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in production from the National Institute of Dramatic Art. She was a Rory Dempster Lighting Design Fellow and the recipient of an ArtStart grant from the Australia Council for the Arts.
In her spare time, Teegan serves as a trustee and the treasurer of the Awesome Foundation’s Oakland Chapter.