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Jocelyn Bissonnette

Director of Special Projects, Funders Committee for Civic Participation

Jocelyn Bissonnette (she/her) is the Director of Special Projects at the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP). She works to mobilize philanthropy to engage and invest around the 2020 Census and 2021 redistricting cycle, with a focus on historically undercounted and under-represented communities.

Jocelyn previously served as Director of Policy & Advocacy for the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS), where she represented public school district leaders before Congress and the administration.

Jocelyn holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters in Policy Management from Georgetown University, where her capstone focused on the undercount risk of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the 2020 Census. She completed a policy fellowship with the Institute for Educational Leadership and an executive certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University. Jocelyn is based in Washington, DC, but remains a proud Rhode Islander.