Making sure your employees are aware of the red flags associated phishing emails or fake websites can go a long way in keeping your data secure. Whether you are an intern, executive director, elected official serving on a board of directors, or anywhere in between, people on all levels of a regional council are responsible for the safety and security of critical data. As the digitalization of services and local management of sensitive material increases, cybersecurity efforts will only become more important.
Jessica joined NARC in 2019 as an intern and now serves as Program Assistant. She is responsible for assisting in the preparation of two weekly newsletters, writing blog posts for the Regions Lead Blog, performing legislative research on issues relevant to the work of NARC members, assisting in advocacy needs including social media, supporting the organizational transition to a new AMS system, and helping to manage the internal grant billing process.
Jessica has a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a M.P.A. in Policy Research and Analysis from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.