Jane Powers is a vice president at Public Sector Consultants specializing in the area of community health. She conducts research, evaluation, and analysis on such health policy issues as health care reform, community health improvement, and mental health; facilitates and provides strategic counsel for partnerships, task forces, coalitions, and health care organizations; conducts focus groups; develops and analyzes health care surveys; writes reports, articles, and analyses of legislation; and monitors state and national public policy activities. She has been with the firm since 1999.
Prior to joining PSC, Ms. Powers held several policy planning and analyst positions in the Michigan Department of Community Health (formerly Public Health), serving most recently as a senior analyst in the Comprehensive Health Plan Division. In her work in the department, she coordinated development of the department’s strategic plan (Healthy Michigan 2000), managed creation of the department’s Center for Healthy Infants and Pregnancies surveillance system, and developed guidance for the statewide community health improvement process.
Ms. Powers holds a bachelor of science degree from Michigan State University in Public Affairs Management with a Health emphasis.