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Jane Preyer

Communications Committee, Advisory Board


Jane Preyer is the recently retired director of the southeast office of Environmental Defense Fund where she had been since 1993. Previously, she served as women’s tennis coach at Duke University, where she was voted ACC Coach of the Year five times. Preyer obtained a B.A in English in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received master’s degrees in sports science from UNC-Greensboro in 1984 and public administration from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1993. Previously at UNC, Preyer served on the UNC Environmental Resource Program Advisory Board, the UNC General Alumni Association Board, and the UNC Board of Visitors. Currently, she serves on the Tar Heel Network and the Advisory Board of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.

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