Jayne Lara

Director of Human Resources
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As director of human resources at ChangeLab Solutions, Jayne brings extensive leadership experience in collaborating on senior management teams and acting as a strategic partner in nonprofit organizations.

She has held director-level positions at several nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area, overseeing all aspects of human resources. Jayne earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration and Spanish from Metropolitan State University of Denver and is a Certified Professional of the Society of Human Resources Management. As a bicultural and bilingual person (a Spanish-speaking member of the Yaqui Nation), she understands the importance of forming relationships that build trust within a diverse workforce.

Jayne is a published poet and a digital storyteller and is certified in permaculture design. She is a Drum Keeper who teaches traditional Native American songs and drumming.