Management & Staff
Jill de Jesus, MBA
Jill is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the NNDC. She provides a bridge between NNDC leadership and member sites, manages the activities of the board appointed committees, recommends policies and procedures, and supports the Chair and Executive Director. She also leads the planning and implementation of the annual conference. Jill worked at Wayne State University for 8 years before joining the NNDC, both in the Continuing Medical Education office, and as Manager of the Cancer Biology Graduate Program. She graduated in 2000 with an MSA from Central Michigan University, and completed her MBA in 2004 at Walden University. She joined the NNDC in June of 2013.
Administrative Project Assistant
Mary provides administrative and project support to NNDC staff and management, as well as to the Member Sites and Task Groups. She plans and organizes administrative and research projects, and helps groups meet timelines and objectives. She brings a great deal of creativity and insight to the NNDC, along with a number of skills including content development for both magazine and web, creative design, database development, and events execution. Mary graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in English Literature, with concentrations in Journalism and French. Mary Joined the NNDC in September of 2013.