Board Member – Stacy Lea Flanagan

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Stacy Lea Flanagan is the Deputy of Health & Human Services for the City of Jersey City, under Mayor Fulop.

As part of her position, Stacey works to strengthen the capacity of public health programming for the nearly 250k residents that call Jersey City their home.

Stacey has worked with several nonprofit organizations to provide strategic planning, goal setting, and program implementation. Stacey’s experience has been with organizations that have focused on youth, poverty alleviation, women.

As the National Manager of a program of Share Our Strength that provides long-term solutions to fight hunger and poverty through nutrition education, she developed and implemented a franchise-style direct service program in 16 states, working in cooperation with Executive Directors to provide protocol, licensing and contract agreements.

As the Director of Engagement and Mandel Fellow at The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, Stacey coordinated a national training program for the Drucker Self-Assessment Tool and Meeting the Collaboration Challenge while implementing a new training component to the Foundation’s programming.

While at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS), she managed a joint venture between BBBS and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services to provide training to over 1,000 youth nonprofits in New York City.

As a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Stacey served as a community development specialist, working with the National Development Corporation of Costa Rica to provide training and technical assistance to local municipalities, develop small enterprise businesses with women, and plan programs supporting alternative education to adults.

Stacey graduated Michigan State University with a BA in Political Science, holds an MS in Nonprofit Management from Milano the New School for Urban Policy and Management.