JAG National Network

The JAG National Network is comprised of 32 state organizations and nearly 1,000 program affiliates. There are two types of state organizations:

Private non-profit corporations with 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service. These corporations are easiest identified in the state list with “Inc.” following the name of the State Organization.

Public operating companies organized by a sponsoring government agency including but not limited to: Department of Education, Department of Workforce Education, Department of Labor, Department of Workforce Development, Department of Commerce, Department of Employment and Workforce, School District, and Business Roundtable.

The Chief Executive of the JAG State Organization sits on the JAG National Council of State Affiliates and referred to as the CSA Representative. The state representatives meet biannually for sharing, learning and feedback purposes. The CSA representatives’ contact information is provided below:



CSA Representative:
Mandy Nichols, State Program Manager
Jobs for Alabama Graduates
Alabama Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
Office Tel. 334.353.1545
Office Fax. 334.353.8406



CSA Representative:
Graciela Garcia Candia, President
Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates, Inc.
2501 W. Dunlap, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Office Tel. 602.216.9507
Office Fax: 602.216.9508



CSA Representative:
Marylene Tate, Program Coordinator
Department of Career Education
#3 Capitol Mall
Room 402
Little Rock, AR 72201
Office Tel. 501.682.1535
Office Fax. 501.682.1805



CSA Representative:
Liz Dupont-Diehl
Director, Jobs for America’s Graduates-Connecticut
31 Pratt St., 5th floor
Hartford, CT  06103
Telephone: (860) 702-3810



CSA Representative:
Dan Radojevic
Employment Services Manager
San Diego Workforce Partnership
17701 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92025
Office Tel. 760.233.4028



CSA Representative:
The Honorable Nicole Poore, President
Jobs for Delaware Graduates, Inc.
381 W. North St.
Dover, DE 19904
Office Tel. 302.734.9341
Office Fax. 302.734.4912    




CSA Representative:
Heather Beaven, President
Jobs for Florida’s Graduates, Inc.
306 S. Ocean Shore Boulevard
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Office Tel. 386.439.5730
Office Fax. 386.439.5731



CSA Representative:
Nedra M. Wakefield, Project Director
Jobs for Georgia’s Graduates
Georgia Department of Labor
151 Ellis Street, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30305
Office Tel. 404.656.5567
Office Fax. 404.463.0596


Leslie Crist
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
10 N. Senate Avenue RM SE304
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277



CSA Representative:
Laurie C. Phelan, President
Iowa JAG, Inc.
Grimes State Office Building, 3rd Floor
400 E. 14th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Office Tel. 515.242.5611
Office Fax. 515.242.5618




CSA Representative:
Kathe Decker
Interim President
500 Van Buren St., Office 217
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 632-5989 Office
(785) 840-6989 Mobile (under development)




CSA Representative:
Larry Caruso
Jobs for Kentucky's Graduates, Inc.



CSA Representative:
Dianna Keller, Dropout Prevention Coordinator
Office of College and Career Readiness
Louisiana Department of Education
The Donna Contois Louisiana Jobs for America’s Graduates
1201 N. Third Street, Suite 4-272
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Office Tel. 225.342.0159
Office Fax. 225.219.4439



CSA Representative:
Craig Larrabee, President
Jobs for Maine’s Graduates, Inc.
45 Commerce Drive, Suite 9
Augusta, ME 04330
Office Tel. 207.620.7180 x 213
Office Fax. 207.620.7185



CSA Representative:
Kristin Harrington
Executive Director of Jobs for Michigan's Graduates
Director of Talent Enhancement
Kinexus Workforce Development Division
499 West Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI  49022
Office Tel. 269.927.1064, ext. 1149
Office Fax. 269.927.1399



CSA Representative:
Paul K. Kincaid
Missouri Community College Association
3154 West Tracy Court
P.O. Box 2386
Springfield, MO  65807
Telephone: 417.425.5139



CSA Representative:

Elia Dimayuga-Bruggeman
Deputy Education Officer
Minneapolis Public Schools
1250 West Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Office Tel. 612.668.0149
Office Fax: 612.668.0195

Terry Henry
Executive Director
Department of Career and College Readiness
Minneapolis Public Schools
1250 W. Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411-2533
Office Tel: 612.668.0549
Office Fax: 612.668.5305 



CSA Representative:
Ramona Seabron-Williams
Executive Director
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc.
6055 Ridgewood Rd, Suite A
Jackson, MS 39211
Fax: 601-978-3232



CSA Representative:
Erica Swanson, State Director
Jobs for Montana’s Graduates
P. O. Box 1728
1327 Lockey
Helena, MT 59624
Office Tel. 406.444.0978
Office Fax. 406.444.3037



CSA Representative
Rene Cantu Jr., Ph.D.
Interim Executive Director
Jobs for Nevada's Graduates, Inc.
4045 S. Buffalo Drive, Ste. A-101-128
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone: (702) 812-4184

Southern Office: Spring Valley High School, 3750 S. Buffalo 89147
Northern Office: Sparks JobConnect, 1675 E. Prater Way 89434


New Hampshire

CSA Representative:
Katherine Dichard, Executive Director
New Hampshire, JAG Inc.
175 Ammon Drive, Suite 208
Manchester, NH 03103
Office Tel. 603.647.2300
Office Fax. 603.668.1627


New Jersey

CSA Representative
Sandra G. Strothers, Ph.D.
Education Program Development Specialist
Office of School Improvement
New Jersey Department of Education
Office: 609.292.6874 
Direct: 609.984.6020


New Mexico

CSA Representative:
Kay Provolt, State Director
Jobs for America’s Graduates–New Mexico
3908 Calle Pino NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Office Tel. 505.239.9270



CSA Representative:
Chris Canova, State Director
Jobs for Ohio's Graduates, Inc.
55 East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue
Akron, OH 44310
Office Tel. 330.374.9445
Office Fax. 330.374.9448



South Carolina

CSA Representative:
Elaine Midkiff, State Director
JAG-South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
1550 Gadsden Street
P.O. Box 1406
Columbia, SC 29202
Office Tel. 803.737.0214
Office Fax. 803.737.2199


South Dakota
CSA Representative:
Margo Heinert
SD Department of Education
800 Governor’s Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2294
Tel: (605) 773-3783
Fax: (605) 773-6139



CSA Representative
John Dwyer, Executive Director
Jobs for Tennessee Graduates, Inc.
6 S. 14th Street
Nashville, TN  37206
Tel. (615) 289-1703



CSA Representative:
Barry Glenn, President and CEO
Jobs for Virginia Graduates, Inc.
VCU - Center for Public Policy
P. O. Box 843061, 923 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-3061
Office Tel. 804.513.1931


Virgin Islands

CSA Representative:
To Be Identified
JAG-Virgin Islands

Fernando R. Webster, Jr.
Territorial Project Coordinator
VI Department of Labor
JAG-Virgin Islands
P.O. Box 7881
St. Croix, USVI 00823
Office Tel. 340.626.3434
Office Fax: 340.626.3434



CSA Representative
Dr. Ken Emmill, Program Supervisor
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Jobs for Washington's Graduates, Inc.

Old Capitol Building 
PO Box 47200
600 Washingto St. S.E. 
Olymphia, WA 98504-7200
Tel. 360. 725.6044


West Virginia

CSA Representative:
W. Brent Sturm, Executive Director
Jobs for West Virginia's Graduates, Inc.
Post Office Box 635
Barboursville, WV 25504-0635
Office Tel. 304/667-8278
Office Fax. 304/521-1905




JAG-Wisconsin Balance of State Representative:
Sarah Jo Dahlstrom
Forward Service Corporation
4600 American Parkway, Suite 301
Madison, WI 53718
Office Tel. 715.299.9417
Office Fax. 608.244.6273