Louisa Fuller Jones has extensive experience managing multiple, complex technical assistance and qualitative research projects with subcontractors and consultants. She has more than 10 years of experience managing and developing projects for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), workforce development, and education for the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Education (ED), and Labor (DOL).
Ms. Jones serves as project manager for two large training and technical assistance contracts for the Office of Family Assistance (OFA), providing technical assistance, facilitation, and support to OFA for all 10 Administration for Children and Families ()regions; 50 states, 63 tribal TANF programs, and multiple urban and rural TANF agencies and their community-based partners. She runs the OFA Targeted Training and Technical Assistance contract and provides tribal TANF expertise to the Welfare Peer Technical Assistance Network (WPTA) contract.
Ms. Jones worked with the Quinault Indian Nation and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians to pilot the OFA Online Work Readiness Assessment (OWRA) Tool with TANF caseworkers and managers. She has managed multiple qualitative research projects, including focus group and interview design framework and data collection tools for the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) and ED.
Ms. Jones has a B.A. in International Studies and History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in International Education Development from Columbia University Teachers College.