Major Gifts Officer
Jess Kubis joined Clean Air Task Force in May 2021 as the Major Gifts Officer. She is privileged to work with generous donors whose passion and investments drive the innovative solutions needed to change systems and create a better world.
Jess has worked in nonprofit development and communications for the last ten years, ensuring that donors and partners feel valued and connected to the work. Prior to joining CATF, Jess led the acquisition, renewal, and stewardship of philanthropic foundations and corporate partners at two organizations: United States of Care, a national health care policy advocacy start-up, and the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, a national leader in gender and racial equity.
Previous to her work in the non-profit sector, Jess also held positions with Minnesota Oncology-Hematology, P.A. and the University of Minnesota Law School and taught Language Arts to junior high students in Southern California. Making a difference in the world has always been her driving force.
Jess is a native of Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and secondary education from the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota.