Jayna Sisbarro, CFRE

Philanthropy Manager, Eastern Region

As Philanthropy Manager for the Eastern Region, Jayna Sisbarro partners with supporters across 15 eastern U.S. states who are inspired to make lasting change in animal legal protections.

Jayna is a passionate fundraiser and volunteer for organizations that champion animal welfare, the environment and social justice. Before joining the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Jayna was the Director of Development of Shared Interest, a nonprofit social investment fund working in Southern Africa. Her fundraising career spans more than 22 years and includes nonprofits such as GLAAD and Oceana.

Jayna has taught award-winning courses in Leadership and in Public Speaking at Rutgers University and at New York City’s Fashion Institute. Prior to her career in fundraising, she held senior management and sales positions at a Fortune 500 company. Jayna has a Master of Science in Organizational Communication from Rutgers University and holds board positions with Woodlands Wildlife Refuge and South Africa’s Plenty Foundation and serves as an advisor to New Jersey’s oldest and largest animal welfare organization, the Associated Humane Society. Jayna enjoys traveling, hiking and skiing with her son and spending time with their two senior rescue dogs, Zulu and Diego.
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