Jeff Owen, Vice President & Executive Director for City Year Sacramento

Jeff Owen is the proud Executive Director/Vice President of City Year Sacramento. Jeff was previously with School Innovations & Achievement (SI&A) a market leading K12 service and technology firm since its inception in 2002.  A long tenured executive with SI&A, Jeff most recently served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. 
 
Starting in 2003, Jeff began channeling his energy and focus into working with education, non-profit, and state and federal leaders, in the effort to reduce chronic absenteeism and dropout rates.  He is incredibly proud of his work in creating SI&A’s award winning software/service called Attention2Attendance®, his contributions to the California Attorney General’s 2013 groundbreaking report In School + On Track, and the many partnerships he’s forged across private, public and non-profit sectors that are committed to the same mission.
 
Jeff works closely with state and national truancy prevention organizations and is an active member of the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance (CASCWA) and the State SARB (School Attendance Review Board).  Jeff has a passion for improving student outcomes, public service, and City Year’s mission of increasing the number of students on track to graduating College & Career ready.  Jeff received his BA in Communications from CSU-Sacramento and resides in Elk Grove with his wife Danielle and their three children.