Jane is the Director of Tri States Audio Information Services. She directs and administers the activities of Tri States AIS, a regional radio reading service for the visually impaired, including fund development, grant administration, fiscal oversight, outreach and marketing, and client service.
Jane also is serving as TSPR’s business manager during the current staff transitions, overseeing the station’s budget and finances, administering its grants, and interfacing with vendors and university officials. She will also lead weekly staff meetings and facilitate cross-training and documentation of procedures as the station prepares for a reduction in staff.
Jane grew up on a farm outside the booming metropolis of Rio in northern Knox County, and has lived all over the great state of Illinois, from Chicago to Carbondale. She previously has worked as a reporter, editor, copywriter, grant writer, researcher, and fundraiser.