Zachary Mertes
Zachary MertesMembership Intern

Zachary Mertes is a Kansas City native and a recent graduate of William Jewell College with a B.A. in Political Science. At Jewell, Zachary interned at American Public Square, served as an officer in his fraternity, and was a Pryor Fellow. He became especially interested in international relations after an 11-day study-abroad trip to Portugal his sophomore year of college. As a fall intern, Zachary hopes to contribute to meaningful projects within the IRC, and grow his professional skills in the nonprofit sector. Zachary is also a committed long-distance runner and coaches cross country for fun.