Education Events Coordinator
Alice Jansen is our the Education Events Coordinator. She helps plan and organize the Annual Summit and create and coordinate professional development offerings including webinars, virtual tours, and other resources to support TCiNN partners. Alice brings over 20 years of experience in environmental education and conservation to this position. She has worked in various roles with governmental and environmental organizations including the City of Dallas, City of Austin, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
Highlights from Alice’s career include forming the original team of NWF Habitat Stewards Volunteers in Central Texas, she created the City of Austin’s Wildlife Austin program, and led the effort to certify Austin as the first Texas city to be a NWF Certified Community Wildlife Habitat. While with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, she played a key role in the educational programming, marketing, and opening of the Luci and Ian Family Garden in addition to managing the center’s adult and youth programs. Alice also served as an Agroforestry Volunteer in Peace Corps Guatemala where she honed her Spanish speaking abilities while teaching indigenous women’s groups how to create and maintain family tree nurseries and construct water cisterns for their irrigation and household needs. In her free time Alice enjoys getting out in nature with her family, mountain biking and doing lots of yoga.