Jacob Smith

Program Intern

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 Enright

Creative Services Manager

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

Injury Prevention Program/Safe Kids Coordinator

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.

 

Jason Sylvester

Jason Sylvester is a Michigan State Trooper and a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. The father of four children, Trooper Sylvester is dedicated to keeping all kids safe in and around cars. 

Jen Pollakusky

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

Intern, Public Policy

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 Knutson

Public Policy Intern

Jessica Knutson just recently received her Master’s Degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Management and Policy from the University of North Dakota, and lives in Grand Forks, ND where she is a volunteer with Safe Kids Grand Forks.

Jessica Patterson

Communications Intern

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.

Julie Kenneally

Manager, Communications

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 Reed

Programs Intern

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.

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