Jeanne has a demonstrated commitment to civil and human rights. She comes most recently from the U.S. State Department, where she worked as a senior advisor, promoting democracy and human rights in central Africa, and coordinating U.S. sanctions policy. She has worked on multiple electoral campaigns, and helped former Senator Russ Feingold launch LegitAction, an online orgization committed to protecting and strengthening voting rights. She started her policy career on the local level, working for a Los Angeles City Councilman.
Jeanne received her JD from George Washington University Law School, and her BA from the University of Southern California. She was born and raised in New England, and is a die-hard New England sports fan.
Her issue areas of particular interest include criminal justice reform, voting rights, LGBTIQ rights, and reproductive rights.