Jacksonville, Fla. April 10  – Girls Inc. of Jacksonville (GIJ) is excited to announce the appointment of Jaqueline Underwood as the new Board Chair for the Girls Inc. of Jacksonville Board of Directors. 

Jaqueline Underwood, who goes by Jackie, is the Executive Director of Human Resources for Comcast Corporation. In this role, she partners with senior leaders to lead all aspects of human resources and organization effectiveness for customer service organizations across the enterprise. This includes overseeing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) efforts and engagement to positively impact the overall organizational health. Jackie brings over 20 years of Human Resources experience to the GIJ Board of Directors. 

Committed to public service, Jackie has volunteered countless hours throughout the last 25 years with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jack and Jill of America and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. As a native of Michigan, Jackie holds a Master Degree from Central Michigan University. She relocated to Jacksonville in 2022 after which she began her board service with GIJ.

Jackie had this to say about her new appointment: “I am honored to accept the position of Board Chair at Girls Inc. of Jacksonville. The mission to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold is incredibly important and I am looking forward to making strides towards that goal, not only as the new Board Chair but through my involvement in the Girls Inc. of Jacksonville Mentoring Program as well.”

GIJ looks forward to the positive and innovative direction the Board of Directors will take under Jackie’s leadership. Undoubtedly, significant developments are on the horizon for Girls Inc. of Jacksonville.

About Girls Inc. of Jacksonville

Girls Inc. of Jacksonville is dedicated to assuring high-impact services for a growing number of girls and expanding advocacy efforts by setting bold goals and a clear strategic direction. It focuses on the development of the whole girl. Staff members help the young ladies value themselves, take risks and discover inherent strengths.