Our Staff

MEREDITH OSTA
Program Director, Fostering Futures NY
Mosta@welfareresearch.org

Meredith Osta brings more than 20 years of experience in human services to her role as director of the Fostering Futures NY program.

Before joining WRI, Ms. Osta worked for the Schenectady County Office of Children and Family Services as a senior caseworker, PINS case manager, and family support caseworker. As part of her duties, she served as Independent Living Liaison/Case Manager for all county youth who were transitioning out of foster care. She also served as a case manager at Wildwood Programs in Schenectady and as a court liaison for families through the Law, Order & Justice Center.

Ms. Osta earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from SUNY Albany.

Lee Lounsbury