Jeannie Kovacs, MPA, MBA, CeCD- Executive Director,MPA, MBA, CeCd
Jeannie Kovacs leads public service initiatives that build innovative approaches for behavioral health delivery, non-profit management, and specialized programs. She brings her 30+ years of developing and executing successful business and financial models in federal, tribal, state, local, for-profit and non-profit sectors. Ms. Kovacs’ servant leadership background includes working with over 259 federally recognized tribes, among other prominent organizations. Ms. Kovacs plays a role as a mentor in underrepresented minorities as a present and past board member of Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program, Moving Arts Española, Who’s Who in Public Administration, and is a lifelong member of the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC), Society for Advancement of Native Americans and Chicanos in Science (SACNAS), and TEWA Women United. Ms. Kovacs has earned a Masters in Public Administration, Masters in Business Administration is a Certified Economic Development Planner, and holds many not-for-profit excellence certificates.