Meri is a co-editor of the Australian Orthoptic Journal, the official and peer-reviewed journal of Orthoptics Australia and was Managing Editor of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (the official peer-reviewed journal of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists) in 2011 and 2013. Meri has also sat on the Human Ethics Committee for the Faculty of Health Sciences. As part of her commitment to working with people with vision impairment, Meri has taken on a volunteer role with the Australian Paralympic Committee and is a qualified certifier of vision impaired athletes.
A former President of Orthoptics Australia, Meri is currently involved with the executive committee (Victorian Branch). Part of this involvement includes assisting newly graduated orthoptists in order to ease the transition from university life to a career as an orthoptist.
Meri has a particular interest in the development of Blended and Online subjects and teaching methods utilising online resources (e.g.: Wikiversity, YouTube, Google Hangouts etc.). Her video Modern Methods for Modern Students explains this concept.