Jane Powell joined The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation in 2012. After a career in retail management, Jane now puts her marketing skills to work as the Foundation’s Communications Director. Jane is responsible for directing and administering all aspects of TGKVF’s marketing and communication programs as well as management of the Foundation’s special events. A native of Charleston, Jane grew up on the city’s East End and is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon. She is active in her community through volunteer work with several organizations, including the YWCA of Charleston and the Kanawha County Master Gardeners Program. Jane can often be found working in her garden or, as a contributor to regional publications, writing about her garden. She is also steward to a Little Free Library, which spreads her love of reading throughout her neighborhood and surrounding areas.