Jennifer Landhuis

Jennifer Landhuis (M.S.) brings over 26 years of experience as an educator and advocate on the issues of stalking, domestic violence, and sexual assault to her current position as the Director of the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC). As Director, she oversees the development and implementation of multi-faceted resources, programs, and publications on stalking, collaborates with national partners, and provides robust trainings to criminal justice and victim service professionals. Jennifer has led the SPARC initiative since its founding at AEquitas in 2017.

Prior to joining SPARC, Jennifer was the Director of Social Change at the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence. In this capacity, she managed a variety of projects — including the Idaho Coordinated Response to Sexual & Domestic Violence and the Idaho Victims Assistance Academy – and designed and facilitated state and national trainings to build the capacity of criminal justice systems.

Earlier in her career, Jennifer spent 11 years as an advocate and educator for local domestic violence/sexual assault community-based crisis centers. Her direct service experience includes providing crisis intervention and 24-hour enhanced on-scene advocacy for hospitals and law enforcement agencies.

Jennifer graduated from Midland University with a Bachelors of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry and the University of Cincinnati with a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She is an adjunct professor at Boise State University. Jennifer is based in Boise, Idaho.

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