Born and raised in Eugene, Jess brings experience and a passion for nonprofit work to the FA Research Fund. Before joining the FARF team, she spent years volunteering and working in nonprofits, most recently at Volunteers in Medicine in Lane County. "I'm driven by work that allows me to see real-life impact in the communities I serve."
At FARF, Jess assists with all things administration and organizational development. As Executive Assistant, she is the smiling face behind the scenes who ensures our team is always set up for success. In addition, Jess supports senior leadership, processes all gifts and pledges, generates acknowledgements and tax receipts, and works closely with accountants to track finances.
A true Oregonian, Jess loves exploring the outdoors with her family. She's a big track and field fan and is a self-proclaimed comic book nerd.