Jill Beckham, CAE
Mensa Foundation Director
Jill has worked at Mensa since 1998, beginning as an Accounting Assistant. She was promoted to Foundation Director in 2002 and is responsible for all of the Mensa Foundation-related programs and projects that are handled by the office staff.
She oversees the Foundation’s financial responsibilities and developed a new budget format to track expenses and income per program. She is liaison to the Research Review Committee and the Mensa Research Journal editor.
She also helps Local Groups prepare bid packages for events including Colloquium. She coordinates the Foundation’s various award programs and assists the Scholarship Chair with the scholarship program, helping to distribute scholarship and award money averaging more than $140,000 each year. She attends every Foundation board meeting and helps recruit committee chairs.
Jill became a Certified Association Executive in 2010.