State Policy Director
As the State Policy Director, Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the state and territories’ policy analyses, planning and managing research, and state policy development across the organization.
Prior to joining the team at SIECUS, Jennifer served as the Manager of Training & Education for Welcoming America where her work focused on the intersection of immigration, racism, education, health, and policy.
Her previous experience also includes working for Power to Decide (Formerly the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy) and the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential.
Utilizing public health and intersectional frameworks, Jennifer focuses much of her work on advocating for the health and well-being of young people — paying particular attention to youth of color, immigrants, youth in care, and LGBTQ communities— as she shapes and advances public policy efforts at SIECUS.