Jane is the Academy's Assistant Director and Registrar.
As Assistant Director, Jane supports the logistics and delivery of Academy training, including Managing by Network and Getting to the Core of Conflict and Communications.
She also manages the website and communications platforms. Since joining the Partnership & Community Collaboration Academy in 2013, she has helped promote best practices for live, virtual training, and strives to improve our service delivery each year.
As Registrar, Jane is responsible for managing course applications and registrations, and ensuring a smooth onboarding process for all participants. She works with Academy team members, federal course coordinators, instructors, and many others to deliver virtual content for Managing by Network.
As a consultant, Jane also works with Foundations for Families to provide services to the early childhood education community. Working with Head Start and Early Head Start grantees, she collaborates with team members to provide technical assistance, grant writing services, and collect data for community assessments.
Prior to joining the Academy, Jane worked with the National Museum of Forest Service History in Missoula, Montanta to help develop their fundraising and communications capacity. She began her career in development at The Conservation Fund in Arlington, VA, rising to the position of Senior Development Associate.
Before all that, Jane learned how to collaborate by working on stage crew in high school, and in the costume shop in college. In her first "real job" as Assistant Costume Director with the Washingon National Opera, she enjoyed working with a team of seasoned professionals to produce thousands of costumes for hundreds of performers. She wasn't able leave all that behind, and still helps with costumes for her kids' school productions.
Jane grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Literary Studies. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two sons. When she's not at her desk, you'll find her pulling weeds or digging up something in the garden.
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