Director of Donor Relations
Janna Mori has been at Westmont College since 2003 with responsibility for all aspects of donor and volunteer recognition, acknowledgment, and stewardship, and oversight of student fundraising and data management related to the stewardship area. While working full-time at Westmont and raising three children she earned a Masters in Education from Azusa Pacific University with an emphasis on Counseling and College Student Affairs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Prior to her work in advancement, Janna worked in the Office of Life Planning at Westmont as a career and employment counselor managing on-campus jobs, off campus work-study programs, career positions, and alumni networking. She is certified in the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) and has worked with college students both in and out of the classroom using the SII, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and StrengthsFinder. Janna has also substituted in local private and public elementary schools. More recently she obtained a certification in Volunteer Management and is completing the TESOL certification program at UCSB.
Janna and her husband, Andrew, owned and managed their family business, a retail nursery, for over two decades. While managing the business office and making time for her growing family, Janna volunteered in the local schools and at her church. Besides multiple years as a classroom volunteer she held a board member position on the PTSA and assisted with significant fundraising. She also served as a member of the board of elders of a local church in Santa Barbara for twelve years. Currently Janna mentors young adult women and volunteers in the ESL program at Santa Barbara City College.