Jan Leonard


Accounting and Finance

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Jan is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, and earned an Associate's Degree from St. Mary's College in Raleigh, North Carolina, studied at the Institute for American Universities in Aix-en-Provence, France, and completed her Bachelor of Arts in French at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Throughout her career, Jan has served in various nonprofit roles, including Director of Finance and Operations at the ACLU of South Carolina from 2008-2015, Manager of Accounting for Arm in Arm (formerly Gun Sense) and as Secretary of the Board of Directors for People Against Rape. She also served as President of the Charleston County Democratic Women for three years. 

In July 2019, Jan returned to the ACLU of SC where she is responsible for accounting and audit functions, financial reporting, state and national reporting, and lobbying recordkeeping. She also assists with organizational budgeting and strategic planning.