Jacob Smith is a program intern at Safe Kids Worldwide, originally from Whitehouse, Texas. He is a rising junior at Johnson and Wales University studying Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and finance.
Jane believes that good design can change the world, and she proves it every day. Before working at Safe Kids, her designs inspired people to care about the environment. At Safe Kids, Jane’s creativity and vision influence educational materials, Web pages, T-shirts and everything in between, conveying important safety messages in the most effective way possible.
Jason Kerkman MPH., has worked for the State of Nebraska for 12 years and in the Injury Prevention Program for the past 7 years. He is the Safe Kids Nebraska coordinator and coordinates the injury prevention efforts of the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. As a Child Passenger Safety Technician he participates in check events and trainings.
Jen is a communications and advocacy specialist who has worked in various nonprofit and government positions to help women, children and families around the world. Writing about issues of health and public safety, Jen specializes in developing important messages for external audiences.
Jency Boyce is an intern in the public policy department of Safe Kids Worldwide. She is a senior on the pre-health professional track at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. She will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Services and Social Justice.
Jessica is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Spanish; and a minor in French. She is interested in everything communication based and is an avid coffee drinker.
Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships
“The opportunity to help save the lives of thousands of children around the world is incredibly worthwhile.”
After owning a successful business for more than a decade, John transitioned to the world of nonprofit fundraising, and for the last 24 years has raised awareness and record-setting resources for a variety of prominent causes. A gifted communicator with a passion for helping children and families, John now works to establish partnerships with individuals and global organizations that are committed to the cause of child safety.
Julie came to Safe Kids from a large public affairs firm, where she perfected the basics of social media and public relations. At Safe Kids, Julie puts those skills to use by managing communications campaigns and engaging all Safe Kids channels of social media to spread Safe Kids’ message to a wider audience.
Kendall is a college senior at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, graduating in May with a bachelors in communications. Kendall loves the water but never learned to swim, something he plans to do later this summer. His other interests include writing, music, art and basketball.