Jason Rochelle, Golden LEAF Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Children, health, economic development

CONTACT: 252-442-7474, jrochelle@goldenleaf.org

PROFILE: Jason Rochelle is one of several program officers at the Golden LEAF Foundation. He has been with the funder since February 2016 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He previously worked for the Down East Partnership for Children as its program development manager for 11 years. Prior to that, he worked as the regional director for ResCare for six years.

Rochelle holds a BA in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a MA in general/theoretical psychology from Appalachian State University. Several years ago, he completed an 18-month leadership training program funded through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation called Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders.