Senior Strategic Advisor
Jaline combines more than 15 years of experience in communications, media, government, and conservation to achieve the goals of tribes and Native organizations. She enjoys developing communications strategies, writing, editing, and creating marketing campaigns. Known for her quick wit and powerful writing skills, Jaline is also a skilled media professional and has earned thousands of stories in national and international outlets. Jaline previously served as director of council relations for former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. Prior to that, she served as communications manager at the Pew Environment Group’s International Boreal Conservation Campaign and as communications director for DC Vote, an organization dedicated to securing a vote in Congress for DC residents. When she isn’t dancing in the living room with her son, Jaline can usually be found behind a tall stack of fashion and interior design magazines with her trusty coffee cup by her side. Jaline holds a degree in communications and American Indian Studies from the University of Washington and is of Tlingit and Colville descent.
Tell me a (not boring) story
Jaline believes in the power of a good story—funny, sad, powerful, playful, just make it a good story. The fact that she gets to help tell and shape stories at work? Bonus.