Will Jason joined the Lincoln Institute 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.