Jeanette Gass, CAP, is currently Program Development & Special Projects Manager for The Optical Society (OSA) in Washington, DC. She supports OSA’s global presence including providing assistance to OSA’s European office, reviewing applications for global meeting grants, and planning programming with international sister societies. In addition, she works on OSA’s Awards and Honors portfolio and manages the book review program for Optics & Photonics News. She holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit and Association Management, a Master of Arts in Global Communication, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Anthropology. Outside of OSA, she serves on ASAE’s International Section Council and volunteers with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).