Chris wraps up his discussion on ‘Financial Hacks to Streeeeeetch your Dollars’ and is joined by Jane Margesson, the Communications Director of AARP Maine. Jane shares the history of AARP and all the benefits of being a member.
About Jane Margesson: Jane is AARP Maine’s Communications Director. Jane is a communications professional with over 20 years of experience with AARP. She manages media relations, online and print publications, and communications volunteer programs. Jane also leads a team of volunteers in efforts to combat scams and fraud targeting older adults. She writes regularly for several Maine publications, including Maine Seniors Magazine and weekly newspapers. Jane is also a public speaker and has appeared on many of Maine’s television and radio programs on issues such as fraud prevention, caregiving and financial security.
Prior to moving to Maine in the fall of 2011, Jane directed communications for AARP in the New Jersey State Office. During her seven-year tenure in the Garden State, Jane developed creative and effective communications tactics that translated the work of AARP into meaningful benefits for the state’s 1.3 million members. Several of the tactics she developed were adopted by AARP as an association “best practice” and her communications volunteer model won the AARP Member Innovation Award in 2009.
Jane holds a B.A. in Communications from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.