The Jefferson Awards Foundation Welcomes Trish Regan to Board of Governors

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The FOX Business Network Host Is the First Journalist to Serve on the Nonprofits' Board

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I'm thrilled to be joining the governing Board of the Jefferson Awards Foundation. Their rich history of powering and celebrating grassroots service has made tremendous differences in the lives of so many.

The Jefferson Awards Foundation, America’s most prestigious and longest standing organization dedicated to activating and celebrating public service, announced today that Trish Regan has joined the nonprofit’s Board of Governors. The anchor of The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan on FOX Business Network will be involved with the nonprofit’s mission, strategy and programs.

“Trish has been a long-time supporter and friend of the organization,” said Hillary Schafer, Executive Director of the Jefferson Awards Foundation. “It’s an honor to have her join the Board of Governors, and we are excited to bring her enthusiasm for the organization to our core leadership group.”

Regan has been informally involved with the Jefferson Awards Foundation for several years. Most recently, the FOX Business Network anchor served as Mistress of Ceremonies during the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s June 2015 National Ceremony in Washington, DC.

“I'm thrilled to be joining the governing Board of the Jefferson Awards Foundation. Their rich history of powering and celebrating grassroots service has made tremendous differences in the lives of so many,” said Trish Regan, Anchor, FOX Business Network. “I'm honored to have an opportunity to contribute to its bright future.”

Before joining Fox Business Network, Regan served as the anchor of the daily market-close program, Street Smart with Trish Regan. While there, she also anchored a series of primetime specials, including the network’s 2012 presidential campaign coverage. Throughout her career Regan has interviewed some of the most prominent names in business, including: Virgin Group CEO Sir Richard Branson, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers, activist investor Carl Icahn, former Secretaries of State Madeline Albright and Condoleezza Rice, former President of the United States Bill Clinton and CBS Corporation President and CEO Leslie Moonves.

“Trish's passion for the mission of the Jefferson Awards Foundation and her effective advocacy of the organization combine to make her a compelling addition to our leadership team," said Joseph Sanberg, Chairman of the Jefferson Awards Foundation Board of Governors. "We are grateful to Trish for her service to our cause of inspiring a new generation to the positive impact potential of public service."

About the Jefferson Awards Foundation
The Jefferson Awards Foundation is the country’s most prestigious and longest standing organization dedicated to powering and celebrating public service. JAF’s programs accelerate and amplify service, training and activating Americans to take action, and to be leaders in schools, communities, workplaces, and the world. With celebration, JAF says thank you, shares the stories of America’s best citizens, empowering them to do more and inspiring all to take action. To learn more about the Jefferson Awards Foundation, visit: JeffersonAwards.org or engage with our community on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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