Jennifer Devlin is a communications consultant with more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, communications, writing, and media relations. She specializes in communications strategies for child welfare and social sector organizations. She served as media specialist to the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, a role she held for more than two years in support of the commission’s efforts to issue a report to the president and Congress to reduce child abuse and neglect deaths. She currently serves as the technical assistance coordinator for communications for the Child Safety Forward initiative, a Department of Justice-funded demonstration initiative aimed at reducing child abuse and neglect fatalities and the National Partnership for Child Safety, a Casey Family Programs initiative. Previously she served in the White House as director of communications to Tipper Gore and press secretary to the Gore family.
Devlin currently serves as a member of the U.S. State Department’s American Speakers Bureau, providing communications training for American allies abroad. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in speech communications and radio, television and motion pictures. She is listed in Who’s Who in Industry and Finance and Who’s Who of American Women.