Jessica McCracken, is a highly skilled educator and program administrator who demonstrates a passion for the arts and a strong commitment to engaging others in its process. She is Vice President of Programming and Development for Ruth’s Table, a creative learning center in San Francisco’s Mission District. Jessica previously worked with Institute on Aging holding positions with both the Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts and the Social Adult Day Program where she was Director. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from SFSU where she emphasized in Nonprofit Arts Management. Jessica is the founding member and Artistic Director of Trash Mash-Up, a community based eco-arts program. Jessica also co-founded Creative Aging San Francisco, a collective of individuals passionate about the creative arts and its power to foster healthy aging and a vibrant San Francisco Bay Area.