Jennifer Schleman, MPS, APR

Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications  |  [email protected]

Jennifer Schleman is the Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications. She provides strategic direction for all the National Health Council’s marketing, communications, and public relations activities and is the steward of the NHC brand. Using her more than 25 years of professional experience, Schleman is continually developing and improving communications approaches to advance the NHC’s mission, program strategies, and values.

Prior to joining NHC in January 2018, she was Senior Associate Director of Media Relations for the American Hospital Association, where she focused on quality of care and physician issues. She has also worked in a variety of communication roles for the International Food Information Council and for public relations firms based in Washington, DC and Cincinnati.

Schleman earned a master’s in strategic public relations from The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management and is a cum laude graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in 2007. Schleman has volunteered for PRSA on the national and local levels and is a past board member of PRSA’s National Capital Chapter in Washington, DC.