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Voinovich School welcomes Deanna Clifford as Program Manager for the Voinovich Academy for Excellence in Public Service


February 14, 2019

The Voinovich School welcomes Deanna Clifford as the new Program Manager for the Voinovich Academy for Excellence in Public Service.

In this new position, Clifford works to support the continued growth and development of the Voinovich Academy, located in Dublin. She manages operational, marketing and new business development activities for professional and executive education programs and related initiatives. 

deanna cliffordDeanna has a Bachelor of Science in Communication and a Masters of Arts in Communication from Ohio University. She started her career at the university as a public information coordinator for the Ohio University Telecommunications Center. 

Her most recent position was as the Manager of Access and Integration at the Ohio Department of Aging in Columbus. There, she planned, directed and evaluated agency initiatives related to access to services. Before her time at the Ohio Department of Aging, Deanna worked as the Director of Community Relations at Area Agency on Aging 11 in Youngstown. 

Clifford has volunteered for the Ohio Senior Olympics since 2007, and has been the Board President of the Ohio Senior Olympics since 2016. 

“I am excited to help the Voinovich Academy grow into the number one source for education and training for individuals in public service and non-profit organizations in Ohio,” Clifford said. “We have unlimited opportunity to support people and organizations who dedicate their lives to helping others. What could be a better calling than that.”

Learn more about the Voinovich Academy here