Shana Campbell Jones, J.D., is a consultant to the Center for Progressive Reform on Chesapeake Bay issues. She joined CPR in 2007 as a policy analyst, and took on the role of executive director in 2009, before leaving the staff to teach environmental policy at Old Dominion University.
Prior to joining CPR, Ms. Jones worked as an associate attorney in the Norfolk office of McGuire Woods, LLP, previously serving as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar and Judge Lynne Battaglia, Maryland Court of Appeals. She received her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she attended as the school’s first Constellation Scholar, graduated Order of the Coif, concentrated in environmental law, and served as Manuscripts Editor of the Maryland Law Review.
Ms. Jones received her B.A. and M.A. in English literature. After graduate school, she worked as a writer for the Governor of Texas. In the mid-1990s, she left the Governor’s Office to be a Program Administrator for the newly-created Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board, giving and managing grants and loans to schools, hospitals, and libraries for computers and high-speed Internet connectivity.