Jana serves as the Project Administrator for Creative Forces®: National Endowment for the Arts’ Military Healing Arts Network. Jana has worked in the nonprofit and public service fields for over fifteen years. While working with the Harris County Integrated Healthcare Clinic in Houston, she managed a grant that provided funding for children in the foster care system to receive comprehensive medical, dental, and mental health services. As the Compliance Manager for the Harris County Department of Education, she was responsible for ensuring that early childhood grants remained in good standing according to federal guidelines. Jana served as the Project Manager for the Women of Color Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Project, a community-based nonprofit in Los Angeles that provides resources and support for breast cancer patients and survivors, as well as their families. She also served as the Program Officer for The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness in Washington, DC, where she managed grants for multiple subcontractors, including agencies that provided services to homeless veterans. Jana has a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Memphis and a BA in Communication from the University of Maryland.
Project Administrator for Creative Forces