July 24, 2017

AFF Community

Janene Schmitz Joins AFF as Programs Associate

By: AFF Editors

AFF is excited to welcome Janene Schmitz to the team as a part-time Programs Associate.

Janene earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Previously, she worked at the Charles Koch Institute, ensuring that their educational program participants had opportunities to work at hundreds of partner organizations around the D.C. area, and across the country.

“We are thrilled to welcome Janene to the team. Her skills and experience will help AFF recruit and cultivate young liberty leaders in new and exciting ways,” said AFF CEO Roger Custer.

Janene will be overseeing AFF’s programs in the Washington, D.C., area including: Welcome to Washington; the annual AFF gala; and the many panels, happy hours, and events held throughout the year in the nation’s capital.

Originally from New Jersey, Janene loves the New York Giants and a day at the beach. She and her husband live in Alexandria with their baby girl.

She writes, “I am so excited to join the AFF team and to expand on the great work they already do! I look forward to working with the D.C. programs to provide opportunities for young professionals in the area.”