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Jennie Johnson Appointed Vice President for the Division of Workforce Partnerships

Jennie Johnson Appointed Vice President for the Division of Workforce PartnershipsJennie Johnson

The Community College of Rhode Island recently announced Jennie Johnson as Vice President for the Division of Workforce Partnerships.

As Vice President for the Division of Workforce Partnerships, she will lead workforce development efforts at the college, including developing customized trainings in business and industry, workforce development programs, small business and entrepreneurial programs, adult education, transportation programs, and career services.

For the past 16 years, Johnson has served as Executive Director and Senior Vice President for City Year Providence, where she has been responsible for managing the site’s budget and leading the strategy and execution of the organization’s governmental and external relations, development and fundraising, communications, service and impact, recruitment, training, and evaluation components.

Johnson is a proud CCRI and Rhode Island College alumna who earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program and the American Express Nonprofit Leadership Academy. 

She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Rhode Island State Board of Elections and previously served on the CCRI Alumni Association Board of Directors. She was named a recipient of the “40 Under Forty” award from Providence Business News and the Women of Excellence award from the Women’s Center of RI, and was named one of GoLocalProv’s “12 people who made a difference in RI 2012.” In 2015, City Year Providence was honored by Providence Business News with a Business Excellence Award for Excellence at a Non-Profit.

Johnson is a transformative and widely-respected community and education leader with strong and trusted connections to local, state, and national public and private stakeholders.

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