Jana Nelson

Giving Coordinator

Jana oversees Mount Zion’s Annual Campaign.  She is the main contact for donations, information or questions on the campaign.  Jana manages the day to day administrative, reporting and analysis, and campaign recognition programs. Jana works closely with the Rabbis and staff, the Annual Campaign Chair and Annual Campaign Committee, the Board of Directors, and with all temple members and the St. Paul Jewish community.

Jana works as an independent development and communications consultant for Devereux Development Consulting (DDC), where she has led successful local and national campaigns. Jana received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota and attended the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver. She has also worked at Coffee House Press, the House of Hope Church, and Milkweed Editions. A Minnesota native, Jana lives in St. Paul with her family.