Point Loma Nazarene University
Jill Monroe joined Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in August 2013 as the Director of Public Affairs. In this role Jill serves as a primary resource and point of contact for local neighbors, government entities, community organizations and media groups. She manages external strategic initiatives to enhance the university’s profile in the San Diego community along with legislative and policy issues affecting higher education. Working to develop and maintain relationships with media organizations, she also assists senior leaders with crisis management and communication. A 2007 PLNU alum and a graduate of LEAD San Diego, Jill began her career in San Diego in the office Mayor Jerry Sanders as a policy liaison before joining the County of San Diego in 2009. During her time with County, Jill worked for the Board of Supervisors as a healthcare policy advisor and community affairs representative before joining the County’s Health and Human Services Agency in 2011. In each role, Jill further developed her knowledge of community engagement, policy development and program administration.