Jamina was part of the Springfield Center’s founding team, serving as Director of Student Services, Academic Support, Marketing and Community Relations. Subsequently, she served in several capacities within the University of Massachusetts President’s Office of Economic Development. She has experienced, firsthand, how important Springfield Center is to the University system. Jamina’s personal and professional commitments to the community run deep and wide and have helped build pathways for Springfield Center students. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.