Jeanne’s work focuses on advancing sound environmental, sustainability, and Health in all Policies practices at the state, local and regional levels. Jeanne co-facilitates the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, a network of organizations focused on advancing climate change and resilience policies and practices in New Jersey, the New Jersey Planning Healthy Communities Initiative, a university-based collaborative that focuses on promoting “health in all policies” strategies at the state and community levels, and the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative, a collaborative effort to integrate multidisciplinary science into planning and decision-making within the Raritan River Basin. Jeanne serves as the Co-Lead for stakeholder engagement of the Rutgers Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience Training Program and she is part of a team of practitioners and researchers that have integrated science into decision support tools to support resilience planning in New Jersey. She is a member of a team that supports development of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal, an online geospatial toolkit that consolidates data to visualize ocean resources. She has extensive experience leading community engagement and participatory processes towards shared solutions on challenging environmental and healthy community topics. Prior to joining the Bloustein School, Jeanne was the Assistant Commissioner for Policy, Planning and Science at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) where she led cross-program efforts related to climate change and energy, Environmental Justice, smart growth and sustainable development, environmental health and science policy and coastal management. Earlier in her career, Jeanne was the Manager for the Public Policy Program at the non-profit Tellus Institute, founding Director of the New Jersey Pollution Prevention Program and oversaw risk reduction and risk communication efforts at the NJDEP. Jeanne is one of 50 participants selected to participate in the first cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s national three-year Culture of Health Leadership Program and in the second cohort of the two-year Rutgers Leadership Academy. Jeanne holds a Master’s degree in environmental journalism from The New York University and a Bachelor’s’ degree in environmental studies and education from Rutgers University.