Jerri McCandless joined ANCOR in 1997 and is ANCOR’s director of member relations and board development. Jerri is widely known as the “go to” person for ANCOR members on many fronts, including member relations, recruitment and retention and planning and logistics for all ANCOR seminars, conferences, leadership meetings and other events. She is also staff liaison for the Board of Representatives and Leadership Development Committee and works closely with ANCOR leadership.
Additionally, Jerri represents ANCOR on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP).
Prior to her employment at ANCOR, she was involved in various capacities in a variety of fields including special events, real estate development, legal and law enforcement. She attended Penn State and Florida International University.
She resides in Alexandria, Virginia, and is a long-time volunteer teacher in adult education of English as a Second Language (ESL).