Jane G. Clark has served in leadership roles at local, state, and regional levels within the U.S. prevention network as well as for American Indian Sovereign Nations and Native-serving organizations. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Oklahoma and has a graduate certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health through the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Jane is a Certified Peer Support Specialist as well as a Certified Prevention Specialist who received the 2014 Art of Prevention Award by the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina, as well as the 2009 Prevention Specialist of the Year award through the Oklahoma Drug and Professional Counselor’s Association. Additionally, she is an experienced national presenter and grant writer credited with bringing in $35 million to date for clients across the country. She has extensive experience in strategic planning, organizational change management, infrastructure development, team development, and training & technical assistance to nonprofits, managed care organizations, state agencies and tribal organizations on a variety of topics across the continuum of care.
Jane has lived in or traveled to 12 countries spanning four continents. This nomadic upbringing as an “embassy brat” provided insight and skills in diversity, relationship-building, and mediation that created the foundation for her career in behavioral and public health. In addition to her professional credentials, she has 20+ years of community volunteerism which includes board membership with groups such as the NC American Indian Health Board; Carolinas CARE Partnership; Promise Resource Network; the Mecklenburg Juvenile Crime Prevention Council; and the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy.