was appointed Senior Program Officer in September 2007, having previously served as Program Officer and Program Associate since joining the Foundation in 2004. Prior to joining Irvine, Jeanne worked for six years at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles, one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers in the country. She worked at the center as a J. Paul Getty Grant Multicultural Intern, Program Assistant, Donor and Community Relations Manager, Assistant to the President, and most recently as Director of Special Initiatives, directing the planning and execution of major community development projects and communications activities. Jeanne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications studies with a specialization in business administration from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.
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