Jana joined the Foundation in 2012. She manages the Healthy Eating and Active Living initiative. In this capacity, she works with grantees and community partners on strategies to improve nutrition and expand opportunities to be physically active in the region. An exciting part of her job is working with coalitions and communities to support and promote policies and practices that provide opportunities for all residents to eat healthy and be active.
Jana has lived in El Paso for 18 years and considers it home. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.
September 18, 2020
For the lives she touched, contributions she made, and legacy she leaves Myrna served as CEO of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region for more than 30 years, growing the organization from an annual budget of $150,000 when she joined in 1970 to over $35 million when she retired in 2002, making it the largest…