Jayne Morrow
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Science and technology professional, strategic thinker, consensus builder and change-maker.

Current Position

Senior Science Policy Advisor

National Institute of Standards and Technology





Specialty Areas
  • Engineering
  • Biology
  • Policy
  • Trailblazer
Interested in:
  • Mentoring
  • Public Speaking
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Serving on a Board
  • Career Opportunities
  • Leadership Opportunities

Communication, strategic vision, policy generation, ideation, design/vision implementation

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Leadership Experience

An accomplished professional with a broad portfolio of technical program and policy development expertise relevant to the priorities in United States and International science community.  She has a M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering with a specialty in molecular and microbiology.  Jayne has demonstrated a career working across stakeholders to foster engagement, create strategic vision and build consensus on a range of technical program and public policy areas including environmental health, public health and safety and law enforcement.  Her career journey has taken her from leading national science and technology (S&T) strategic policy development as civil servant in the Executive Office of the President during the Obama Administration to working remotely on science policy in Chinook, Montana!  She considers herself fortunate to have had the opportunity to hone skills in fostering common vision, strategic roadmap development, facilitation, active collaboration and communication across sectors, industries and stakeholders on numerous critical national issues.  Jayne is adept at assessing data needs, knowledge gaps to foster confident decision-making founded on scientific evidence.  Her technical research portfolio has enabled measurement assurance in the fields of biological science, complex microbial systems and ecosystems, and natural and engineered environmental systems.

Jayne is passionate about women in STEM and fostering a culture of inclusive innovation – creating environments and leadership opportunities to promote teams that thrive and make diversity of thought essential to all innovative efforts.  She believes in the people of Montana.  The grit, creativity and perseverance of Montanans is a national asset and foundational to empowering our innovation potential in our home state and around the globe.

How I Want to Participate in PowerHouse

Jayne is here to mentor, be mentored, share my experience and offer my expertise to anyone who wishes to contact me.  She warmly welcomes any opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of the amazing people in the state she so fondly call home.

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