The People Behind Jack and Jill. National Executive Board.

Vara Allen-Jones

National Program Director

National Program Director Vara Allen-Jones is a charter member of the Anchorage Chapter in the Far West Region.  Prior to her election as National Program Director, she served as Regional Member at Large and two term Regional Program Chair.  She also served on the National Literacy Committee, National Program Committee, and as an executive board member of the Board of Trustees of Jack and Jill of America Foundation, Incorporated.  In addition, she has held numerous chapter positions including two term Chapter President, Program Director, and Teen Adviser.  Vara resides in Anchorage with her husband and three children.  Professionally, she is a professor with the University of Alaska Anchorage.