Will Jason joined the Lincoln Institute as communications manager in 2015. Previously, as communications director for California State Senator Fran Pavley, he developed and implemented communications strategies for legislation to regulate in-state energy production, manage water supplies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Prior to joining Senator Pavley’s staff, he worked for eight years as a journalist in Massachusetts, Washington DC, and California, covering issues including politics and government, real estate, land use, business, and education. He earned a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.