JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES

JAG National Network

 

The JAG National Network is comprised of 39 state organizations and 1,400 program affiliates delivering services in the 2018-2019 school year. 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:

 

Alabama

 

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
mnichols@alsde.edu

 

Alaska
 

CSA Representative:
Alison Kear, Executive Director
Covenant House Alaska
755 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
Office Tel.  907.272.1255
AKear@covenanthouseak.org

Carlette Mack
Chief Operating Officer
cmack@covenanthouseak.org

 

Arizona

CSA Representative:
Graciela Garcia Candia, President
Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates, Inc.
3320 W. Cheryl Drive
Suite B220
Phoenix, AZ 85051
Office Tel. 602.216.9507
Office Fax: 602.216.9508
graciela.candia@jagaz.org

www.jagaz.org

http://www.facebook.com/jagArizona

 

Arkansas

CSA Representative:
 
 
Sonja Wright-McMurray, M.Ed., M.S.
Associate Director for CTE Special Programs
Arkansas Department of Career Education
#3 Capitol Mall, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201
Office Tel. 501.683.4432
Office Fax. 501.682.8306

 

 

 

California

CSA Representative:
Cindy Tanner, Executive Director
Jobs 4 California Graduates
28212 Kelly Johnson Pkwy., Ste. 195
Valencia, CA 93155
ctanner@j4cg.org

 

Delaware

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
npoore@jobsdegrads.org

www.jobsdegrads.org    

 

 

Florida

CSA Representative:
Heather Beaven, President
Jobs for Florida’s Graduates, Inc.
PO Box 1779
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Office Tel. 386.439.5730
Office Fax. 386.439.5731
hbeaven@flgraduates.org

www.flgraduates.org

 

Georgia

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
Nedra.wakefield@dol.state.ga.us

 

Nedra.wakefield@dol.state.ga.us

 

Illinois 

 
Barbara Algarin
 

 

Indiana
 
Leslie Crist
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
10 N. Senate Avenue RM SE304
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277
317-233-4010
lcrist@dwd.in.gov

www.work-one.org/index/jag
http://www.youtube.com/user/JAGINR6

Brianna Morse
Associate Director of Youth Initiatives
Department of Workforce Development
10 N. Senate Ave, Room 203
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Work: 317-234-8434
Cell: 317-376-5083

 

Iowa

CSA Representative:
Laurie C. Phelan, President
Iowa JAG, Inc.
1111 9th Street
Suite 268
Des Moines, IA 50314
Work:  515.216.3161
Cell:  515.201.6111
Fax:  515.361.5375

 

 

Kansas

CSA Representative:
Chuck Knapp
President/CEO
515 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 201
Topeka, KS 66603
785.478.5650
chuck.knapp@jagkansas.org

www.jagkansas.org

 

 

 

Kentucky

CSA Representative:
Lisa Handziak
President
269 Meadow Valley Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859.490.9977
@JAGKentucky
 

 

Louisiana

CSA Representative:
Dianna G. Keller
Office of Workforce Development
1001 North 23rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-360-5020

 

 

Maine

CSA Representative:
Craig Larrabee, President
Jobs for Maine’s Graduates, Inc.
65 Stone Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Office Tel. 207.620.7180 x 213
Office Fax. 207.620.7185
clarrabee@jmg.org

www.jmg.org

 

Michigan

CSA Representative:
Kristin Harrington
Executive Director of Jobs for Michigan's Graduates
Youth Solutions, Inc.
330 West Main Street, Suite 101
Benton Harbor, MI  49022
Office Tel. 269.208.1596
Office Fax. 269.927.1399
harringtonk@ouryouthsolutions.org

www.jobsformigrads.org

 

Missouri

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

 

 

Minnesota

CSA Representative:

 

 

Mississippi

CSA Representative:
Ramona Seabron-Williams
Executive Director
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc.
6055 Ridgewood Rd, Suite A
Jackson, MS 39211
Office:601-978-1711
Fax: 601-978-3232
rwilliamsjmg@aol.com

www.jmgms.org

 

Montana

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
eswanson@mt.gov

http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/jmg/jmg.asp

 

Nevada

CSA Representative
Rene Cantu Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director
Jobs for Nevada's Graduates, Inc.
4045 S. Buffalo Drive, Ste. A-101-128
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone: (702) 425-1384
rcantu@jagnv.org

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

 

New Hampshire

CSA Representative:
Janet Arnett
New Hampshire, JAG Inc.
175 Ammon Drive, Suite 208
Manchester, NH 03103
Office Tel. 603.647.2300
jarnett@nh-jag.org

www.nh-jag.org

http://www.facebook.com/pages/NH-JAG/109402949121266

 

New Jersey

CSA Representative
Sandra Strothers
Executive Director 
JAG-New Jersey 
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation
216 West State Street, Third Floor 
Trenton, NJ 08608
609.789.5279
 

http://www.njchamberfoundation.org/education-training/jobs-for-new-jersey-s-graduates

 

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
kprovolt.jagnm@gmail.com

 

North Carolina 

CSA Representative:
 
 
Pam Hartley

 

Ohio

CSA Representative:
Chris Canova, State Director
Jobs for Ohio's Graduates, Inc.
1333 Home 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
emidkiff@dew.sc.gov

https://dew.sc.gov/tools-resources/skill-training-initiatives/jobs-for-america's-graduates

 

South Dakota
CSA Representative:
 
 
Dr. Janet Briggs
State Director
236 Jonas, Unit 9004
Spearfish, SD 57799
 
604.642.6875
 

 

Tennessee

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

 

Texas

Jeff Koeninger
JAG-Texas CSA
548 Silicon Drive, Suite 101
Southlake, TX 76092
972.691.4486

 

Virginia

CSA Representative:
Barry Glenn, President and CEO
Jobs for Virginia Graduates, Inc.
16333 Pouncey Tract Road
P.O. Box 519
Rockville, VA 23146-0519
Office Tel. 804.513.1931
rbarryglenn@gmail.com

www.jobsforvagrads.org

 

Virgin Islands 

 
Virgin Islands Department of Labor
 

 

Washington

CSA Representative

 
Kim Hoss
Program Specialist
Learning and Teaching
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
600 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
office: 360-725-6313

 

 

 

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
ed.jwvg@live.com

 

 

Wisconsin

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
sdahlstrom@fsc-corp.org