Jennifer Perry has been Executive Director at the Children's Action Network since its inception in 1990. Perry has served on the California Community Colleges Board of Governors since 2015. Previous positions have included Director of Public Affairs at Act III Communications, Director of Special Projects in the office of Senator Alan Cranston, and Staff Assistant in the Office of Congressman Mickey Leland.
Perry has been recognized as an advocate for children and youth by the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption. She also serves on the board of the Children’s Law Center of California.
Perry earned a bachelor of arts in English from Yale University.