Our Staff

JEAN SKANES
Event Manager
Jskanes@welfareresearch.org

Jean Skanes organizes in-person and online conferences and training events for several WRI clients and provides administrative support on projects and for the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining WRI, Jean worked at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester for many years where she held the positions of Assistant Director of Development/Special Events and Board Relations Manager. Jean has extensive experience in planning and implementing events, including fundraising galas, sports tournaments, community events, and strategic planning retreats.

She also serves as Board Secretary of the Southern Saratoga Art Society, where she directed the organization’s recent successful application for non-profit incorporation and 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

Jean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts.

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