Director: Lauren Necochea
Lauren Necochea has directed programs for Jannus since 2011. Lauren previously oversaw and evaluated programs addressing children’s safety and health hazards for the Baltimore City Health Department. Prior to that, she was a policy fellow with joint appointments at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Princeton University’s Center for Health and Wellbeing. She has evaluated anti-poverty programs internationally and was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study microfinance in Peru. Lauren earned her Master in Public Affairs at Princeton University and holds a B.A. in Economics from Pomona College.
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Prior to beginning her work with Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy, Liz served as the director of an Idaho based environmental non-profit. She received a BA in Global Development Studies from Whitman College and an MA in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. She has used her interdisciplinary training as a college instructor, environmental educator, community organizer and organizational leader. Liz has a broad range of public policy experience working with cities, counties, utilities, regulators and the Idaho Legislature.
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Alejandra comes to the Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy with experience in policy research, advocacy, and direct practice. Most recently, she worked at a Texas policy group where she focused on higher education and workforce issues. She was also a part of Idaho KIDS COUNT, where she focused on education and health policy issues. She has worked with homeless kids and families, refugees in resettlement programs, and has facilitated workshops with youth. Alejandra earned a Master of Public Affairs and a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin, and holds a BA in Education Studies from Brown University.
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Jim brings a broad range of communications experience to Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy. In addition to a decade in commercial print design, Jim has worked in both non-profit and university communications along with sales and business development. He has worked in three continents and earned an MBA and a BLS/Humanities from the University of Oklahoma. From a rural community, he has a special interest in rural issues, poverty and educational opportunity.
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