Jaclyn Lesch Toscas

Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships, Houston

Jaclyn serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships, Houston, for International Justice Mission. In this role, she meets with supporters across Central and South Texas to provide opportunities for deeper engagement in the work of justice, and frequently travels to speak at conferences and events about how others can join in support of IJM’s mission. Prior to her current role, Jaclyn served on IJM’s Student Mobilization team equipping university students to lead the fight to end slavery on their campuses and in their communities.

Jaclyn joined IJM in December 2008. Prior to joining IJM, Jaclyn worked at the U.S. Department of Justice as a spokesperson on criminal matters and spent a year in New York City working on a presidential campaign. Jaclyn was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She received a B.S. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Public Communication from American University. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband.