JFS Boulder Welcomes Jennifer Banyan as New Director

Jennifer Banyan, MSW, has joined JFS Boulder as the director. As a consultant for many years, Jennifer has collaborated with large organizations, foundations, and government agencies to provide leadership and subject matter expertise regarding food insecurity, Medicaid, basic human needs, housing, and safety net services.

She was instrumental in designing, developing, and producing The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger. Jennifer also served as the Self-Sufficiency & Community Support Division Director of Boulder County Housing and Human Services.  She has a BA from DePauw University in Sociology and a master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University.

Jennifer works with the Boulder team to continue delivering the support they have been providing to the greater Boulder community prior to and during the pandemic, and leads the vision, direction, and strategy towards strengthening and expanding the programs and services provided.

About Jewish Family Service

Founded 150 years ago, we currently offer more than 30 programs and services, including food security, housing stability, mental health counseling, aging care, employment support, and disability services. JFS takes a holistic approach, assessing the various needs of the individual or family and provides the appropriate services all from one organization.

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