Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Home page: www.jenniferstorm.com
In August 2002, Jennifer Storm joined Victim/Witness Assistance Program as the organizationís second Executive Director. Storm was the first full time director of the Statewide Pennsylvania Rights Coalition, a non-profit coalition dedicated to securing and defending fully inclusive civil rights in Pennsylvania. During her tenure at Pennsylvania Rights Coalition, Ms. Storm worked diligently on obtaining inclusive hate crime legislation. In 2002, the Pennsylvania legislature passed one of the most inclusive hate crime statues in the country.
In 2002, Governor Edward G. Rendell appointed Ms. Storm as a commissioner to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. She was later appointed to the Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Justice Systems Advisory committees where she also serves on the Terrorism Prevention and Local Law Enforcement Subcommittee.
Ms. Storm is active in many local committees and boards such as: The Greater Harrisburg Foundationís EGAL Board, Dauphin County Domestic Violence Taskforce, Joint Investigative Taskforce, Dauphin County Elder Abuse Taskforce, Northern Dauphin Human Services Advisory Panel and Criminal Justice Advisory Board of Dauphin County.
Ms. Storm has done the following media appearances: One on One with Oliver North, The Harrisburg View, WITF Smart Talk, Stop Gap Radio and over 100 taped and live interviews and correspondence for ABC, FOX, NBC, NPR, CBS and PBS. She has been profiled and/or appeared in; We Magazine 2006, Women magazine 2006, Central Penn Business Journal 2005,Rolling Stone Magazine 2002 and many local newspapers.
Ms. Storm was born and raised near Allentown, PA and attended Northampton High School. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services and a Masterís Degree in Organizational Management from The University of Phoenix. Ms. Storm recently finished a certificate program at Cornell University in Human Resources Dispute Management and Resolution.
Ms. Storm's first publication will hit store in March of 2008. This book is Jennifer Stormís coming of age story. Told with unflinching detail and using the sparse language of a teenage girl intent only on telling the truth. Hers is truly a modern success story of epic proportions; fraught with abuse, scandal, tragedy, trauma and, amazingly, an unquenchable thirst to survive and, indeed, succeed where others might have given up long ago.
Interests: Writing, running, reading, watching movies, deep discussions, politics, love, peace, going to the beach, meditation, the internet...etc.
Published writer: Yes