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Vanessa Henderson, PHR, EA

Executive Assistant of the Robert Novak Fellowship Program


Vanessa Henderson, PHR, EA, joined TFAS in 2013 as part of the acquisition of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program. Prior to joining TFAS, she worked for The Phillips Foundation/Phillips International in a variety of roles, including subscription fulfillment and human resources management. She earned her Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) in 1996.

In addition to supporting the Novak Fellowship Program, Vanessa handles the data entry and reporting of donations to TFAS.

Vanessa lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland and is the proud mother of two children, Kelly and Brian, who are both currently working in the Montgomery County Public School system.

 Vanessa enjoys working at TFAS because she believes in the mission and really loves the variety of work and the friendly, busy environment.