Jann Dower joined American Federation for Children in May 2018 and serves as State Field Director of Tennessee. Jann will work to advance education choices through the legislative process and community relations. She will be working with the regional grassroots advocacy committees to promote school choice across the state.

Prior to joining AFC-TN, Jann worked in government and community relations with Tennessee state government for twelve years. She served as Director of Constituent Services and legislative liaison in her previous role with state government. She has been involved with Junior League of Nashville for thirteen years and served as Chair of Advocacy and Public Awareness as well as Chair of Tennessee Advocacy and Public Awareness.

Jann is originally from rural East Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.