Jaia is a Generations United advisor to the Network. As Deputy Executive Director of Generations United, Jaia assists with leadership, management, policy, fundraising, and operational matters. She is the Co-Director of the National Center on Grandfamilies and led the development and growth of the GRAND Voices network. Jaia currently serves as the co-chair of the federal Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. She brings many years of experience working with grandfamilies and kinship families to the Network and ensures their expertise and experiences inform its work. Jaia received her Masters of Social Work from Syracuse University and is a licensed social worker.